84 posts • joined 6 May 2017
Sure, we've got a problem but we don't really want to spend any money on the tech guy you're sending to fix it
WWW = Woeful, er, winternet wendering? CERN browser rebuilt after 30 years barely recognizes modern web
Re: Works fine...
"But if someone wants to ban CSS, then I believe they ought to provide an alternative. And telling all of the rest of us to just go back to reading documents in ASCII form? Well, that's good and well for them to say, and they are welcome to that attitude. I resent it when they try to foist on me however."
Sir I believe you have crafted the most perfect Brexit metaphor I have yet seen
"Well, they are friends with Clive 'Mensa' Sinclair, so I imagine he would generally hang around with people who are smart."
Unwarranted and I hope inaccurate implicit accusations of elitism by Sinclair aside, this is clearly false logic. I'm a genius and yet I'm hanging around on here with you lot...
Fancy a .dev domain? They were $12,500 a pop from Google. Now, $1,000. Soon, $17.50. And you may want one
Welcome to the sunlit uplands of HTTP/2, where a naughty request can send Microsoft's IIS into a spin
It's now 2019, and your Windows DHCP server can be pwned by a packet, IE and Edge by a webpage, and so on
Ever used VFEmail? No? Well, chances are you never will now: Hackers wipe servers, backups in 'catastrophic' attack
Cyber-insurance shock: Zurich refuses to foot NotPetya ransomware clean-up bill – and claims it's 'an act of war'
Marriott: Good news. Hackers only took 383 million booking records ... and 5.3m unencrypted passport numbers
Mark Zuckerberg did everything in his power to avoid Facebook becoming the next MySpace – but forgot one crucial detail…
Re: Biz math
So you use RAID5 and identical drives.
Then one dies, so you replace it
Now the remaining drives spend X hours (depending on size) reading every single sector to recreate either the stripe or the CRC. Remaining drives from the same batch with possibly the same defect as killed your first one.
Your first reaction to a failed component really want to be to stress test their compatriots while in production and minus redundancy?