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The 8 Petabyte Challenge

The DiscoverySay you're at work and stumble across a file system with 8 petabytes of log files. How do you start to analyze the data? TL;DR: There is no answer. But we walk through the…

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How I Store Files in a Cloud

BackgroundIn discussions with someone about cloud security, they were surprised to learn I store anything in the cloud. It's convenient to have my files synced between machines. I use syncthing, resilio, and cloud drives. Syncthing…

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Each 1 Teach 1 Tech

Each One Teach One Tech is in full swing this summer with a virtual internship program for 42 talented people. They come from all walks of life and bring unique talents to each job. They…

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HTC 5G Hub Teardown

I bought a refurbished HTC 5G Hub to see if I could get a 5G hotspot and if it could act as a secondary internet connection if my main connection drops. The device runs Android…

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Speaking at CORE-IT Conference

Speaking at CORE IT Conference all week this week. Learn and up-skill your IT skills in a range of network and Internet topics. Join us and learn. CORE-IT is a free online conference focused on…

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Plenty of Time to Read and Think

What I'm readingStudy finds that owning a car is bad for your health, https://www.treehugger.com/cars/chinese-study-finds-owning-car-bad-your-health.html. A natural experiment in health affects of car ownership.Stop Using Encrypted Email, https://latacora.micro.blog/2020/02/19/stop-using-encrypted.html. An opinionated piece with which I agree. I…

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Speaking at CORE-IT on 24-30 March 2020

Are you interested in computer networking? internetworking? Do you want to know what actually happens on your wifi? What is this Wireshark thing? Join the Chappell University's CORE-IT Virtual conference from 24-30 March, https://www.chappell-university.com/core-it. CORE-IT…

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High Performance lewman.com, Part Two

In further thoughts about high performance websites, I thought about expanding on my own experiences with my side-hobby on my domain, lewman.com. I'm not talking about this blog, yet. The blog is hosted on Wordpress.com…

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High Performance lewman.com

HistoryOn February 5th, 1998,  the lewman.com domain name was live on the Internet. For some reason, I've saved the original email from the registrar and hosting company. In fact, I'm pretty sure the domain was…

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Fun with Tech: Solar Powered Websites

I've been reading Low Tech Magazine for the past few years. I'm interested in their deep research and thoroughness of the articles. I'm generally interested in seeing if the "modern way of life" is substantially…

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