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Category: work

11/19/07 10:01 - 37ºF - ID#42196

Work

I'm having a lunch meeting with a new prospective client today. I'm actually starting to love doing presentations. Maybe with a bit more practice I'll even get to be good at it :) Just need to relax. Like usual! Too high strung and nervous, breathe in breathe out.



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Category: estrip

11/18/07 11:09 - 35ºF - ID#42192

Save the Day

The (e:strip) holiday dinner will be on Dec 13th, a Thursday. Save the day, and be prepared to sign up (it's a potluck) sometime after Thanksgiving (no more planning for now).

See you on the other side of turkey day!
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Category: computers

11/16/07 11:22 - 35ºF - ID#42161

8 Terabyte Storage Array

12 SATA 1TB Drives ($300 ea)
1 12-bay rack mountable SATA enclosure ($1200)
1 4x SAS Controller w/ Battery Backup ($1000)

Hooked up to a Solaris host with Raid-Z double parity ZFS, and two online spare drives for live failover and rebuilding.

= 8 terabyte of doubly redundant storage for ~$6000.

Biggest problem? How to back the sucker up. 20 tapes a night?

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Category: estrip

11/15/07 09:21 - 42ºF - ID#42152

E:Strip Holiday Dinner (Early December)

Hello, All!

There will be an (e:strip) holiday dinner potluck get-together at 24 Linwood, some as yet unspecified time in early December (1st or 2nd week).


Possible dates for your consideration:

Mon Dec 03
Tue Dec 04
Fri Dec 07
Tue Dec 11
Thu Dec 13


Please chime in below with availability, questions, comments, concerns, or just +1's.



These Are Bad Days (stupid sports!!!!)

Sat Dec 01 Sabres
Sun Dec 02 Bills
Wed Dec 05 Sabres
Thu Dec 06 Sabres
Sat Dec 08 Sabres
Sun Dec 09 Bills
Mon Dec 10 Sabres
Wed Dec 12 Sabres
Fri Dec 14 Sabres
Sat Dec 15 Sabres
Sun Dec 16 Bills
Wed Dec 19 Sabres

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Category: addiction

11/15/07 01:55 - 42ºF - ID#42144

Like Pokemon

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11/13/07 09:59 - 43ºF - ID#42108

I Have Something To Say

Unfortunately I'm too tired to think of just what that is.
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11/11/07 12:06 - 42ºF - ID#42077

Photo Meetup at 2pm

Hey last minute as always, but join (e:James) and I at Spot at Delaware and Chippewa for our monthly photo meetup if you like.



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Category: work

11/10/07 05:12 - 41ºF - ID#42072

Projects

I'm going to be a busy boy. I have projects finally coming in from all the bids I was putting out over the last few months. Including UB and a couple other big names locally. Plus I met some cool guys, other Ruby programmers (thanks to Tony and Paul), so hopefully some collaboration will come of it.
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Category: hmmm

11/10/07 02:45 - 41ºF - ID#42070

24" Monitor

So, Dell has new, cheaper 24" widescreen monitors.

$400 is tempting, all that extra workspace. If only I hadn't already spent all my extra money on an iphone :)
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11/09/07 11:39 - 38ºF - ID#42064

Amok Amok Amok

I have the whole day to myself tomorrow, I wonder what I shall do?
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