• What’s the best way to fill up a multi-petabyte NAS system?

    A part of my organization is producing petabytes of data each year at one of our sites. They've asked me to fill up our multi-petabyte NAS to stimulate a system that's been running for a long time so we can analyze the software while it's running on our storage system. Now I could write a script...

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  • How to unbrick Synology USB Station 2?

    How can I unbrick a Synology USB Station 2?

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  • Anyone know of a RESTful API service for a SAN/NAS system?

    My partner and I are trying to build a RESTful API for my files on a cluster filesystem volume. We have 20 servers that share the same file systems so all we really need is RESTful API services which would allow us to stat(), read(), write(), listFolder(), delete(), setacl() etc. It has to support...

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  • How to measure the actual size of PHP objects?

    I've been using memcached for cache storage in my web application that's used by several of our customers. But, it only has a maximum size of 1 MB so I'm looking for a function that would measure the actual size of selected objects/arrays/etc. so I can prevent them from growing so big. This will...

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  • Getting rejected by iCloud after using Don’t Backup flag

    In my application, I store my Core Data database and audio files. With that, I have to decode them in my documents directory. In an effort to prevent them from backing up, I use the "Don't BackUp flag" code like this: - (BOOL)application:(UIApplication *)application...

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  • Should I use MEDIUMBLOB to store large files in MySQL database?

    I need to store user uploaded files to our database (and I can't use a file system). The files are all different types and I'm running into a problem deciding if I should use "MEDIUMBLOB" to store these as binary data. And this problem arises from the files having various file sizes. I understand I...

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  • How can I store large hashes in MySQL?

    I'm trying to store a bunch of 512-bit SHA-2 hashes into a MySQL table. In an effort to save space, I'm looking to store them in binary form, instead of a string of hex digits. I'm also using ORM so this will inflate them to any object / structure I choose. I know I could split them up using eight...

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  • Error occurs when saving Android file to external storage

    Inside of my Android app, I'm having an issue with creating a directory and saving a file to it. Here's my code: String filename = "MyApp/MediaTag/MediaTag-"+objectId+".png"; File file = new File(Environment.getExternalStorageDirectory(), filename); FileOutputStream fos; fos = new...

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  • Storing documentation of programs, libraries and languages

    I know it's a pain but most of the time, I don't work with a fast Internet connection. I'm currently using a Web Server that's used to store a ton of documentation including: Programming languages Libraries RFCs Clipart galleries IETF drafts However, this collection is taking up so much space so...

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  • SAN storage replication methods for high availability

    HI, I have a limited knowledge about SAN storage. We are using SAN storage to store our application data in a high availablity architecture. What should be the possible methods (hardware/software) to replicate the SAN storage. Can it be both real time or scheduled job?

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  • Which laptop hard drive is better?

    Please which is better in a HD in a lap top computer, a 5400 or a 7200? I have no idea what the numbers mean. Have a chance to get a Dell with 5400 hard drive holding a TB of memory. Is the 5400 faster than 7200? Thanks a heap.

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  • iSeries backup & data restore

    What are the steps for full data restoration of an iSeries server

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  • Will data reach primary to secondary memory?

    If we create a data and we save it, will this data reach primary memory to secondary memory?

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  • What’s the use of a hard disk?

    What is the use of hard disk?

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  • Time estimation of an object restore from tapes

    As part of our daily data processing, we often restore the data from tapes. while restoring from tapes, we used to submit the restore process a batch to increase speed of restore processing. But if the save file (what we are restoring) is very big we need to keep monitor the job to know the...

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  • Backup storage: What’s the best solution for my Python library?

    My partner is working on a project in which he's writing a data processing library in Python that's going to read data from different sources into memory, manipulate it, and export it into different formats. I'm helping him load the data but some of the datasets are really large (over 4 gigs). So...

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  • What’s the posting limit for client-side storage?

    Does anyone know if the posting limits for client-side storage are still correct? I've seen that for LocalStorage, the sizes are 5MB SQLite storage and another 5MB is expandable by a user's request. Also, are these storage schemes exclusive? I mean is this limit an aggregate of all client-side...

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  • Hard drive “checking media”

    put new hard drive still says checking media,do I have to install a windows 8 disk? Or do I need to do anything else?

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  • Can I run Flush Cache Storage from a script?

    Now, I know the differences between "Flush Magneto Cache" and "Flush Cache Storage" in Magneto but I'm working on a cron job that will flush cache storage periodically. I'm assuming that it won't just remove the contents of var/cache/ but I can't find any resource that says what is actually does....

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  • MySQL: What’s the downside of storing images in the database?

    I'm looking at using MySQL for my database so I need some opinions on the disadvantages of storing images inside of it. Is it not as efficient as storing images on a server? Does it take longer for the images to download vs. disk storage? Thanks for all the input!

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