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In other, completely unrelated news, Izhmash have demonstrated prototypes of their new bolt-action rifle firing 22mm APDFS rounds.
slow day at work? ;)
gives a whole new meaning to "demons running"...
Thust those teutonic boffins to include umlauts in their names.
I mean, how can you be a proper kraut without some funky umlauts and preferably a "von" in you name?
So most of them are...
What a beatuy
Why some drives include DVD-RAM support and some don´t will most probably be forever beyond me.
Of course, adding a V8 (if it would fit) would completely unbalance the car and thereby ruin the handling unless going in a straight line.
I think I´ll kick that guy down the street.
I think I´ll give that guy down the street a good kick in the nuts - though he claims he just wants to cut some bread, he might be trying to get a knife to stab someone else in my street. Even if he wants the knife to have equal arms with me and my gang, but I´d feel safer if I kicked him. After all, he refuses to let me search each part of his house twice...
Sounds like US foreign "politics" to me.
flame me, transatlantics.
Somehow, this reminds me about the goggles in "Virtual Light" from William Gibson. Great book, btw.
In this case, I shall remove the "system administrator" from my signature and replace it with:
"head of beheading".
Yes, it fell over
If you break it, it breaks.
Not giving it the maintenance it needs counts as "breaking", no matter whether its a z10, a nonstop, or a whatever.
Pull two drives from different shelves and the XIV will show you it is the fastest array in the world... at losing data.
Kudos to you anyway, I´d never have admitted my 180 drive SATA array is as fast as my 480 drive FC array.
> Insurgents backed by Iran [...] that groups tied to Iran [...]
Is there a non-US sourced proof for this?
Just asking since the US officials lost some credibility over this "weapons of mass destruction"-incident.
Have a Supertalent Masterdrive SX since this morning
Have a Supertalent Masterdrive SX [yes, exceptionally stupid name] since this morning in my company notebook, replacing a Seagate Momentus 5400.
The SX is so fast, even McAfee can´t slow my machine down.
This is truly unbelievable. It feels so... responsive. Even colleagues who didn´t know of the replacement did mention my notebook seems to be way faster.
Oddly enough: you can´t properly measure the difference.
GO for SSD, definitly "GO!"
He should have known better:
He must have been new to Australia, rule #1 "If it lives here, it will try to kill you."
...not that hard to remember.
Well that should be Lewis or...
Got a phone call to make:
"Le plein, s´il vous plait"
You can never have too much memory.
Did I forget anything?
Pulse rifle? ...check
Spare mags? ...check
Laser tripmines? ...check
reinvent the wheel
Of course, a range extended recoilless rifle would certainly do the trick, but this would not warrant a 7M $ contract...
For (almost) the same price you can get:
for the same 2,4 kEur you can get
8x 128GB Supertalent SX SSD and
1x 8port LSI megaraid 9260-8i
Wich is a tad bulkier but gives you an PCIe 8x attached SSD array with 1,5Gbytes of write cache (128MBytes on each drive and 512 on the controller).
Anyone willing to hazard a guess which one is faster?
...and if you don´t need the 1TB ssd you can either scale down to a four drive array or use a 70Eur 1,5TB Spinpoint F2 like everyone else.
[Or they just add a fifth platter] and gain the remaining 500GBytes by increasing areal density just a little to something already in use at WD.
Maybe I should have finished the sentecne, but I expected this to be obvious.
6Platter drives definitly won´t fit. Also haven´t seen one of these for quite a while... 3,5" double height, had some 18GB seagate UWSCSI drives back then...
Or they just add a fifth platter.
Maybe they just have a five platter drive, sacrificing heat and noise (or rather, energy efficiency and silence) for capacity.
Looks like a warthog.
without the hog, though.
If it doesn´t work just send someone up and drag it out.
or they can make it a tourist attraction: "This is the rover spirit, which is -altough functioning- trapped in this sandpit for the past 86 years...'
blue on blue
Considering the navigation skills and seamanship displayed by US vessels in the northern and baltic sea it is most probably only a matter of minutes before they start tracking their own citizens.
At least they will stop trying to crush my yacht.
Back in 1984
Reminds me of 1984, when a bunch of "motivated young men" ;) did experiment with the behaviour of the then -claimed- unhackable BTX system in Germany. Around 125000 Deutschmarks later the German Post -as the BTXs operator- had to remove said "unhackable" claim.
Interestingly, said experiment did include sending slightly larger answers back to the BTX system than BTX expected.
One would expect input sanitation had become common within the past 25 years...
These men were later known as the CCC, btw.
uuhhh-huuu... ´nuff said.
Rule #1 when buying HP hardware:
Rule #1: Never buy something from the 1xx series. Go for the 3xx.
Even Matt Bryant wouldn´t find something good about the 1xx.
Huzzah! Another electric sports car never to be produced. Way to go!
Meanwhile still on my wishlist: Station wagon large enough for a family with two children to go on vacation with. A decent engine would be nice (I could live with 120kW AWD), but two weeks worth of luggage and the stroller are a priority.
A 5770 Crossfire will also convert a lot more electricity into noise and is prone to the microstuttering effect. Both is rather undesirable. Additionally the 58XX have better overclocking capabilities.
I still want a 5850...
...but I can´t get hold of one. Ah, I can wait some more weeks.
Stop, ´cause of no GPU... yet.
Isn´t buying back stock a good idea?
If you buy back stock from the open market you reduce the number of shares available to investors, right?
This makes the price of your shares rise.
But if there are less shares on the market, don´t you have to pay less dividends, do you?
If all of the above is true, wont a long term buy-back strategy reduce the amount of dividends to pay and thus save you (at least some) money?
Pirates, because of stock markets
To which LSI bos does the DS3950 translate?
Anyone an idea which LSI box will become the DS3950? As far as I can tell (from a quick look) IBM already resells everything LSI makes, so did they finally get over and build something themselves or is LSI about to sell another box?
Ugly. Very ugly.
Even for scooters, these things are exceptionally hideous.
Grenade, to teach the design team...
Is it a good sign?
Is it a good sign I have no idea which "certain form of NSFW art" is meant with raising arms to a near salute?
I think it is.
Envy me, those who know! ;)
If it can´t even kill a Humvee...
If it can´t even kill a Humvee (which is used by the US), how is it supposed to defeat a Toyota 4x4 Pickup (which is used by everyone else)?
I mean, even Clarkson couldn´t kill one.
Though, not having to circle your target is nice, but I can´t see the advantage to a Strike Eagle with half a dozen AGM65.
And just like the ´08 Impreza...
...its not exactly a beauty.
But what the register did not mention:
Said two litre H4 will most probably be a direct injection with 145kW, which means the NA model will deliver the same power as the ´07 WRX...
Re: Who is going to pay even 1/2 of that?
Q: Who is going to pay even 1/2 of that?
A: Quite a few people with large SAP installations who have the p595 anyway. More than one would expect at a first glance. FAR more.
Milton Keynes is a real place?
So Milton Keynes actually does exist? I always thought this to be one of the better english insider jokes.
Get some weeks off...
...fly around all day, hang around with the aerojocks, maybe even hitch a ride on a jetfighter - sounds fair to me.
...3 Platters/drive, 25 drives per 2 Rack units... *mumble,scribble* one spare *scribble* 36TBytes raw, deducting raid *scribble* around 15TBytes usable capacity per Unit... times 42.... wooohooo.
That might not be fast, but for MAID solution... my near-line archiving problems are to be considered "solved".
I´ll have a pallet of those, please.
Do I need that? probably
Do I want that? maybe
Ok, I´ll ask:
fuelled on alcohol and liquid oxygen
"fuelled on alcohol and liquid oxygen"
Well, that would be me, wouldn´t it?
<- icon: refuelling
The more Larry shouts, the less I believe him.
Every other day Ellison brags how sucle is gonna rule the world, it gets a bit tedious.
Scratches and bites? Lucky cop.
Lucky copper if he only suffered scratches and bites. My parents own^H^H^Hlive with a Thimney grey parrot which is about a third of the macaws size and still can unleash serious mayhem if bothered. An annoyed macaw should be able to take your fingers easily.
Relatives have Kongo grey (slightly larger than a Thimney and talks less) who killed a cat. Circumstances unknown, but it was not their cat. Had a broken wing afterwards, though.
 all the way down to the bone and leave a scratch mark there, in case you wondered. The claws are less dangerous, but a parrot has eight of them.
@Allan George Dyer
Ut est pilum quod gladius vobis, miles militis!
The law why he left the SPD was NOT against CP
Actually, the law over which Tauss left the SPD was about creating a secret list of web adresses which all german providers should no longer relay data from (but rather redirect users to a "stop-sign").
The law does not state a controlling insturment, nor a review of the blocked sites. Also, it is not limited to CP and -guess what- copyright holders have already shown interest.
Furthermore, the german pirate partys program can hardly be boiled down to "free rein for computer users to swap copyrighted content", so please check your facts.
Flames, since this is about politics AND CP.
If this is as basic as it gets...
If this is as basic as it gets - I´ll keep my motofone F3.
One tool - one job. The UNIX way.
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