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Perth Australia channels.conf, mythbuntu 9.10 and HVR-2200

Posted 10-30-2009 at 05:50 AM by Caysho
Updated 11-06-2009 at 04:37 AM by Caysho

I am using the following channels.conf
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Restraining the madness: Python + SSH + pymssql = happy DBA

Posted 10-28-2009 at 06:42 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 10-28-2009 at 07:19 PM by rocket357

I routinely get requests from management like "I need a list of the urls and the sizes of databases for our <product_name> sites!" This, I can tell you, is NOT something I want to figure out by hand (not with 300 production databases and a slew of training, demo, test, etc... databases as well). No, there is a better, more relaxed way...a way that includes plenty of time for me to check my e-mail, go get a cup of coffee, and chat with my co-workers...

A bit of architectural...
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Karmic on BBC Technology News

Posted 10-28-2009 at 11:06 AM by bhupendra

Just saw a video of Ubuntu Karmic on BBC technology site.The title.
Ubuntu readies the Karmic Koala
This is the link.
Ubuntu's Chris Kenyon gives BBC Radio 5-Live's Gary Parkinson a preview of Karmic Koala.
I thought it was great! P{erhaps I am biased because I have been using Ubuntu for a few years now.
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24 divided by 4 is not an integer power of 2! (WTF Microsoft?)

Posted 10-27-2009 at 06:08 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 10-27-2009 at 06:38 PM by rocket357

Today I discovered quite possibly the most WTF of all quirks in a Microsoft product...the power of 2 failures in SQL Server 2005.

To back up, my company has a ton of aged Win2k SQL Server 2k machines that are about to fall apart. Some time ago, we got permission from the execs to spend around $35k on a server that would replace them all. So we purchase a new machine: 4 sockets (each socket stuffed with a 6-core Xeon), 64 GB of RAM, and 30+ 15k SAS disks. It's on par with the top...
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Lamp Refugee Released

Posted 10-27-2009 at 05:43 PM by Chargh
Updated 10-27-2009 at 06:42 PM by Chargh

Two years since the last Free Empires source release we finally are able to show the world some of the things we have been working on. Lamp Refugee is a project we started last May to help speed up the development of the Gambas Genie engine, the one that is going to be used for Free Empires. We released the first LR source release yesterday, and there are many new features to the engine compared to previous releases. These are notably map scrolling, building and unit construction, better resource...
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