Throughput test using dd

:: in December 17, 2009 :: in Technology :: Comments Off on Throughput test using dd

When installing or tuning storage, it is nice to benchmark write performance from several hosts simultaneously.  It is possible to accomplish this using the following command:

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MacBook Pro EFI Firmware 1.8 boot fail

:: in December 16, 2009 :: in Apple :: Comments Off on MacBook Pro EFI Firmware 1.8 boot fail

Apple released EFI Firmware update 1.8 on December 8 to eliminate the noise made by the optical disk drive during wake from sleep on MacBook Pro.

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Zimbra Account Status Differences

:: in December 16, 2009 :: in Technology :: Comments Off on Zimbra Account Status Differences

There are five different states for a Zimbra Account: Active, LockOut, Maintenance, Locked and Closed.  Below is more information on each state.

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GrandCentral site shutting down 12/31/09

:: in December 13, 2009 :: in Google :: Comments Off on GrandCentral site shutting down 12/31/09

With the acquisition of GrandCentral by Google, both Google Voice and GrandCentral functioned.  GrandCentral.com will be shutting down on December 31, 2009.

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