reliability

Wow, this is a large size desktop hard disk for storing movies, tv shows, music / mp3s, and photos. You can also load multiple operating systems using vmware or other software for testing purpose. This hard disk comes with 5 year warranty and can transfer at 300MB/s. But, How reliable is the 1.5TB hard disk?

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n the swarming Indian metropolis Mumbai, it can be a gymnastic exercise just to fish in your pocket on the packed city buses and stretch out your paying hand to the conductor. Many commuters have opted instead for a ‘smart’ and cashless way to pay, provided, in part, by Linux.

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This news is 100% true; I’ve witnessed lots of growth recently here in India, especially in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. Many south states making it compulsory to use Linux and open source software for government funded project. Way back in 1999 I switched from Windows to Linux desktop because: => Cost => Virus issues => […]

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There is a nice small article about using MySQL on Windows 2003 or Vista desktop system. I honestly have to say that, now after years of using MySQL on Windows, I find it to be my favorite database/platform combination of choice. In my opinion, it’s easier to use than Microsoft’s own database on their platform, […]

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If you would like to compare FreeBSD and Linux, then keep in mind following points: * SMP support * Portability * Reliability/robust * Performance * Security * Filesystem * Support (community and vendor) * Clean code and well documented API * Amount of software/applications * 3rd party apps support Feature FreeBSD Linux SMP support Good […]

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smartd is SMART Disk Monitoring Daemon for Linux. SMART is acronym for Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) system built into many ATA-3 and later ATA, IDE and SCSI-3 hard drives. The purpose of SMART is to monitor the reliability of the hard drive and predict drive failures, and to carry out different types of […]

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