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On setting up USB RAID

I bought two Dane-Elec 8GB USB drives recently. Flash memory (as opposed to Hard disk storage) has faster “seek” capability. This is inherent in the design as flash memory is solid state whereas hard disks are electro-mechanical with a “head” that needs to be moved around using a “drive” mechanism ...


Building a low-cost bad-ass “server” machine

serverI have been playing around with Wikipedia data and tried doing some byte pushing on my Dreamhost web space. Since this is shared web space, the processing power and memory available are limited. I was able to create database tables in mysql by parsing the wiki xml dump and some ...

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