RAID 5 vs RAID 10: Recommended RAID For Safety and Performance

last updated in Categories File system, FreeBSD, Hardware, Linux, OpenBSD, RedHat/Fedora Linux, Storage, Suse Linux, UNIX, Windows server

A Redundant Array of Independent Drives (or Disks), also known as Redundant Array of Inexpensive Drives (or Disks) (RAID) is a term for data storage schemes that divide and replicate data among multiple hard drives. RAID can be designed to provide increased data reliability or increased I/O performance, though one goal may compromise the other. There different types of RAID levels. But which one you must use for data safety and performance considering that hard drives are commodity priced?

How to Transfer PuTTY Sessions To Another Windows Machine

last updated in Categories Networking, OpenBSD, UNIX, Windows, Windows server, windows vista

PuTTY is a terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw TCP computing protocols. You can use putty for remote login or to control your router connected via serial devices.

By default PuTTY stores the session information in the registry on Windows machine. If you have several PuTTY sessions stored in one laptop and would like to transfer those sessions to another laptop, you need to transfer HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham registry key and value as explained below.

shoes – A cross-platform Windowing Applikit

last updated in Categories GNU/Open source, Linux, Linux desktop, Open source coding, OpenBSD, OS X, package management, programming, RedHat/Fedora Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Windows, windows vista

Shoes is a very informal graphics and windowing toolkit. It’s for making regular old apps that run on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. It’s a blend of my favorite things from the Web, some Ruby style, and a sprinkling of cross-platform widgets. Shoes uses Ruby as its interface language.