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stories from the trenches.. vmware, san, backups and general hacking

1 Jun
2009

Finnkino failings

I wanted to buy some tickets for the movies, and being a netizen, i was going to do this online. Wrong. Finnkino has been planning some update, so they have not sold any tickets for this week in advance. The system was going to go down for update.. uh. last night i think and be […]

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25 May
2009

Utilization

When you have a powerful processor such as the AMD Phenom, you really want to use the full fucking force of that thing. It’s kind of like keeping a Ferrari in the garage the whole year if you don’t. So i figured, how much difference would it make, if you benchmarked one core (out of […]

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21 May
2009

Off the Hook!

Yesterday was Wednesday, and that means, at 2 AM Thursday’s Finnish time, 7PM Eastern Standard Time in New York, “It’s time once again, for Off the Hook”. Yeah, that’s the show I’ve listened to for a good number of years, regularly. Now, I’ve been downloading the old episodes, since 1988 up to today, so that […]

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18 May
2009

The BBS Documentary

I was listening to Off the Hook (episode of May 14, 2009) and they had on there a premium for people pledging money for the station, where if you pledged 75 dollars or more, you could have the BBS Documentary on DVD. This is a documentary on the BBS age. They interview a bunch of […]

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