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    Windows License?

    In theory anybody can partner with Microsoft under the SPLA agreement. That being said however, monthly reporting requirements is probably going to drive an end-user away from doing just that. You're much better off buying an MSDN subscription instead of going through all the hoops of signing a...
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    Are these guys legitimate?

    Man... I wonder if you're ever going to get fired from Coca-Cola
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    ICANN suspends Brandon Gray Internet Services (AKA Domain Registry of America, DROC, etc)

    And sadly those kfraft envelopes cost substantially less when purchased in volumes. And they're aren't hard to obtain anyways.
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    Simple Automated mySQL Backup Script

    @Aldryic C'boas you forgot to lock the tables for a consistent backup :P
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    Malaysia Airlines 777 crash - round two

    It's also the fourth hull loss of a 777 on the pax type. The first 2 had very few casualties if any. The last 2 were coming straight out of MAS.
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    Malaysia Airlines 777 crash - round two

    The Russians learned it the hard way from the KAL shootdown and the Americans also learned it the hard way in the Iran Air shootdowns too.
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    Malaysia Airlines 777 crash - round two

    Man if this was really an airliner shootdown again, it would be a severe blow to the causes of the Pro-Russian separatists...
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    Do you have health insurance?

    The way how most provincial health insurance programs work here is, they have a maximum rate they'll reimburse to the health care provider for services performed on the patient. And since there's a single payor system in place, the hospitals get reimbursed on what the provincial health care...
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    Do you have health insurance?

    Man, I sure do love living in Canada - Health care's paid for by the government via tax payer funded dollars :)
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    Portforwarding on Windows Azure VMs

    Not to mention that due to the way on how they work, you could use the same credits for hosting a shared site for a day if you really needed to. Or maybe for a couple of hours.
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    $1.79/Year VPS - 32MB - 1.5GB HDD

    See https://raw.githubusercontent.com/BlueVM/Feathur/develop/License.txt If it was truly unlicensed, then the AGPL license in itself is invalid.
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    CentOS 7

    I'm still getting the old convention for my installs... I'm not sure where you're getting this from...
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    How to Use RDP - Best Remote Desktop for Windows, Mac, & Linux

    I'll even give you the command line version of the RDP client on Windows: mstsc /v:<insert remote ip here> That'll require a lot less effort if you happen to have a command prompt window always open that is.
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    Microsoft Azure’s use of non-US IPv4 address space in US regions

    There is a lot of demand for Microsoft Azure because of the way how they're releasing certain features that's ONLY available on Microsoft's Azure. Not to mention that Microsoft Azure doesn't only do VPSes. They do Shared Hosting with optional Dedicated Web Workers on a dedicated VPS that only...
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    Anyone have $50 million I can borrow?

    You could scare their creditors away easily by manufacturing news easily... And the same case with Burst.net...
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    Anyone have $50 million I can borrow?

    Instead of forking millions for ColoCrossing, why don't you figure a way out how crash their company down to micro-pennies or possibly femto-pennies on the dollar? That'd be a much cheaper way of buying them out when they're basically FUBAR'd with Chapter 7 and then liquidate their company that...
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    CentOS 7

    @MannDude The biggest change in EL7 is i386 is now considered as a port because of RHEL dropping i386 support. And systemd now replaces the traditional SysV init in EL7.
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    CentOS 7

    It's out. http://mirrors.cogentco.com/pub/linux/centos/7/os/ Although right now it's only for x86_64 - sorry no 32-bit yet. Now here comes the incoming headaches...
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    Fastest hard-disk... post yours!

    [email protected]:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=test bs=32k count=32k conv=fdatasync 32768+0 records in 32768+0 records out 1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 2.04894 s, 524 MB/s This is on a Hyper-V VM with it's storage backed on an InfiniBand QDR link to a Windows Scale-out File Server cluster...
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    Tool for detecting if a VPS node is "slabbed" or not

    I really don't get the point with the drama behind this. As other posters have pointed out, running OVZ or LXC under a HVM (as you guys call "slabbing"), if done properly practically gives you free HA on your HVM nodes at the very least. I'm thinking of regular hardware maintenance where you'll...
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