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Tech Trends in 2018….

Tech Trends in 2018….

This year has seen some pretty interesting technology trends. We have a quick look at some of them and what they may mean….. Machine Learning or Deep Learning (ML or DL) Technology Machine learning and Deep Learning technology is already on the edge of a revolution. They are widely adopted in datacenters (Amazon making graphical […]

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Performance upgrade – RAM or CPU?

Performance upgrade – RAM or CPU?

What should I do to upgrade my PC performance? This is a question many people have both heard and asked. The answer is not totally straightforward. It depends on both the operating system (Mac, Linux or Windows) and the purpose of the PC in question. An upgrade needs to be tailored to purpose. I am […]

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HowTo: Limit CPU Usage of a Process in Linux

HowTo: Limit CPU Usage of a Process in Linux

Sometimes you get that one process that just eats up all your resources. In my case, it’s Google-Chrome. I had to find a way to deal with it without resorting to yet another plugin. In this article, I will discuss control a process in both Ubuntu 16 and Centos 7. Using CPULIMIT to limit CPU […]

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New Technology in 2018

New Technology in 2018

Various new technologies have either appeared or are set to appear this here. Here are a few for 2018 that have been highlighted by various people in the know. According to Forbes, MIT has revealed the following tech that is going to make a big impact this year. New Technology – 3D Metal Printing 3D […]

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Network Latency and Throughput

Network Latency and Throughput

Network latency and network throughput are terms that are often confused or even used as alternatives to each other. Latency and Throughput are totally different and you can have High Latency (Bad) and High Throughput (Good) or Low Latency (Good) and Low Throughput (Bad). As you can see from the examples mentioned, even the “High” […]

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Virtualization Storage Models and Architecture

Virtualization Storage Models and Architecture

Virtualization started off as a way to get more out of modern hardware. It was initially used to split disparate workloads and to isolate different users with different needs on the same physical hardware. In the “old days”, we had to but a new server if the finance department needed a dedicated server to run […]

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RAID – continued

RAID – continued

The two RAID types – Hardware and Software What are these two RAID types and how do they affect my RAID set-up?  Besides the age-old arguments for and against both types, let us first take a look at each type and how it is put together. Hardware RAID Hardware raid, as the name implies, is built […]

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RAID explained

RAID explained

What is RAID? RAID (redundant array of independent disks or redundant array of inexpensive disks) is a way of storing the same data on multiple hard disks to protect data in the case of a drive failure. However, not all RAID levels provide redundancy. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID […]

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