Monthly Archives: November 2013

Innovate, emulate or evaporate.

The IT Industry is changing rapidly.   New disruptive technologies are changing the whole playing field and vendors who just talk about backup are going the way of the dinosaur.   Actifio saw this more than four years ago and … Continue reading

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Backblaze Blog » How long do disk drives last?

This is fascinating stuff that pretty well exactly matches my experience with almost any IT product.  Congrats to Backblaze for collecting and sharing this information. Backblaze Blog » How long do disk drives last?.

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Your SanDisk USB stick is no longer removable – and it’s Microsofts fault!

I came across something curious last week that failed the question: Can I find a quick answer for this in Google? I had purchased a new SanDisk USB stick to boot Linux.   The script I was using to configure … Continue reading

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Different story but the plot remains the same

I just finished the latest Jack Reacher novel, “Never Go Back”, by Lee Child, and it was everything I expected.   If you have ever read any of the Jack Reacher novels you will know what I mean.   Every … Continue reading

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