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    Yesterday, 11:29 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread ESXi 6.5 vs ESXi 6.0 in Computers
    I don't even use it on that server (bought it used and I use local storage, not connected to a SAN). I was just wondering what caused the longer...
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    Yesterday, 11:26 PM
    So it wasn't you who wrote about BarftaFS and Altoid devices? Good to know.
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    Yesterday, 07:54 PM
    I just want to add that their response time to patch the leak was exemplary.
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    Yesterday, 07:46 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread ESXi 6.5 vs ESXi 6.0 in Computers
    It is very common, but maybe not to the point of being on more servers than not present. Unlike the RAID controller and network adapter. But yes,...
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    Yesterday, 07:41 PM
    The story. The list of potentially affected websites. Change your passwords. All of them. I was days from switching to BitDefender for the...
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    02-22-2017, 11:29 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread ESXi 6.5 vs ESXi 6.0 in Computers
    In case you plan to ask, yes, I've used the HPE customized ESXi installation.
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    02-22-2017, 11:28 PM
    CougTek started a thread ESXi 6.5 vs ESXi 6.0 in Computers
    I've upgraded a development server from ESXi 6.0 to 6.5 this evening. The web interface is nice, but the server took about twice as long to boot. ...
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    02-19-2017, 01:28 PM
    It's also twice as expensive as the Lexar S57. I buy them by the dozen for the staff. The S57 is way better than the cheaper Kingston DataTraveler I...
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    02-18-2017, 01:28 PM
    Thanks. I was looking for a good USB key model and the Lexar S57 seems like a decent option. It's not very expensive either.
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    02-18-2017, 01:22 PM
    It's an awesome deal. I don't know the price per gallon of hydrogen, but 15,000$ worth of fuel should cover most if not all your needs for the...
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    02-18-2017, 12:05 PM
    Thanks. I'll try to find the time to take a look at it.
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    02-18-2017, 11:59 AM
    CougTek replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Keep your money for important stuff, not computers. I earn way more than you do (well, all of us do) and my home computer is close to 6 years old. ...
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    02-18-2017, 11:48 AM
    CougTek replied to a thread Lots of Snow in Pub & Brewery
    ah HA! Now we know where you are. Sending the troops to get you!
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    02-18-2017, 11:47 AM
    CougTek replied to a thread Lots of Snow in Pub & Brewery
    Bring the wife and the kid at the office. Of course you won't see this post before everything is back to normal.
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    02-18-2017, 11:44 AM
    CougTek replied to a thread Presenting "The Coffin" in Computers
    It looks very well done. I would have left a little more extrat lenght on the pipes to be safer in case of vibrations, but still quite well made. ...
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    02-18-2017, 11:39 AM
    CougTek replied to a thread NAS Drive in Computers
    Just saw that the compatible Mellanox dual-port 10G NIC is much cheaper.
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    02-18-2017, 11:35 AM
    CougTek replied to a thread NAS Drive in Computers
    QNAP TVS-1282: 2600$ at amazon.com. CPU is a Core i5 6500, there's 16GB of RAM and you can use as much as 4 SSD for caching. You'll have to add a...
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    02-16-2017, 07:22 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread NAS Drive in Computers
    When it's not rackmount, it's not even on my radar. It's probably quite fast for a NAS and the processing power is sufficient to run a few VM out...
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    02-14-2017, 09:34 PM
    Currently using Spiceworks Desktop, but of course it's lacking in features. Read and heard good things about Quest Kace, but it's quite expensive....
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    02-14-2017, 09:08 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Today, Trump could launch the nuclear missiles targetting China, it still wouldn't make the headlines here. The only there is on TV is the local...
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    02-04-2017, 05:46 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread NDA Agreement in Computers
    Of course I signed NDA agreements before, but this is the first time I'm being offered to try unreleased server platforms months in advance.
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    02-04-2017, 05:42 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread Politics in Pub & Brewery
    I'm not very affected by the "war on the muslim world" that Trump's administration is trying very hard to promote these days, what makes me cringe...
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    01-31-2017, 09:29 PM
    "Hey sucker! Take a deep breath!" "I'll shove my bat deep enough in you ass that when I'll turn the light on, you eyes will glow!"
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    01-31-2017, 09:19 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread Really? in Pub & Brewery
    The problem with a motorcycle is that it attracts clan-people and I'm more a lone wolf. When I stop somewhere, it's not to chat with people. It's...
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    01-31-2017, 02:27 PM
    CougTek started a thread NDA Agreement in Computers
    For the first time ever, I've been proposed to sign an NDA agreement to access priviledged information regarding upccoming products and not yet...
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    01-29-2017, 10:21 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread Really? in Pub & Brewery
    I thought you were something like 57 in 2002 or 2003. That would put you in your early seventies by now. I also remember not to take everything...
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    01-29-2017, 04:27 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread Really? in Pub & Brewery
    With Flagreen's return, Bozo lost his forum elder title. I read and heard that elders develop a fondness for bitter/sour food and drinks. Has...
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    01-28-2017, 01:27 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread Presenting "The Coffin" in Computers
    A "frost line", in California??? You plan to put it on top of a mountain or what?
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    01-27-2017, 12:15 PM
    Unless it's changed during the past year, the VPlayer is free for personal use, but you need the workstation version to create the VM. Virtualbox...
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    01-27-2017, 12:13 PM
    CougTek replied to a thread Really? in Pub & Brewery
    In Quebec, it's 341mL.
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