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  • Recovering SQL Server databases without a log file

    I use two drives in RAID0 for my database server at home. This is pretty bad, for sure. The RAID0 log array has failed twice in six years. I probably should just drop the extra $80 to add a third drive and make RAID5, or buy a couple more and make RAID10. When the failure…

  • Where can I get good news?

    Frustrated by trying to find a viable news outlet

  • Crystal Disk Mark and SQL Server

    Crystal Disk Mark isn’t the right tool for SQL Server disk subsystem evaluation

  • Troubling Education Stats

    A Right Denied is a slide deck from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. It’s full of stats that paint a pretty bleak picture about education in the United States. Some of the slides explain that there are internal inequities, where students in certain areas (or of certain races!) get worse educations than others.…

  • Test Post #4

    What else could be wrong?

  • Understanding RSA Chiphers

    I found a great article on understanding RSA public key ciphers. There’s just enough background information and good description of the mechanics.

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