MYSQL SUPPLEMENTAL STORAGE

UNDER CONSTRUCTION A basic Azure Linux virtual machine can be used for a smaller database. As the tables grow there are some options, with low traffic and a large table extra storage is lower cost than a larger virtual  machine. First some tools are needed. sudo apt install mysql-utilities Now its possible to determine how …

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PHP 5.6.24

PHP 5.6.24 as released July 21, 2016. Lots of security updates.   http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.24   This site uses WordPress which depends in PHP 5.6 for its back end code  

MARVELL 88SE9705 8-PORT PCI EXPRESS RAID

PCI Express 2.0 x2 SATA 600MB/s 8 SATA III channels RAID 0, 1, 5, 0+1, JBOD 48-bit LBA ATAPI CD/DVD/BD support Plug & Play Marvell 88SE9705 chipset Ports: 8 SATA 6Gb/s Ports Compliant with PCI-e Specification v2.0 and Backward Compatible with PCI-e 1.x Supports Native Command Queuing (NCQ) Compatible with SATA 6G, 3G and 1.5G …

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PROJECT NAMI

Project Nami is a fork of WordPress which is deigned to work with Microsoft’s SQL server in place of MySQL. The idea was to make it easier to use Azure which does not have a native MySQL server like 99% of other web hosts. Generally Nami is identical to WordPress with only the database connection …

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YO-YO PROBLEM WITH C++

Occasionally a new developer may need to work in an existing object oriented program. Generally most developers use more traditional block structured programming techniques so inheritance is sparingly used. There have been cases where inheritance has been used very heavily which makes it difficult to follow. class a : public b { /* … */ …

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IOCREST 88SE9215 4-PORT PCI EXPRESS

The Marvell 88SE9215 features an integrated ARM based CPU to provide full AHCI support. The 88SE9215 uses PCI Express 2.0 x1 to support 4 SATA 600 ports. PCI Express 2.0 x1 SATA 600 MB/s 48-bit LBA ATAPI CD/DVD/BD support Plug & Play The Marvell 88SE9235 and 88SE9215 can be used for embedded platform applications such as home …

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WEBSITE MONETIZATION

Website monetization is one of the more difficult topics facing the internet today. During the tech bubble ad rates and web sites were considered extremely valuable. Since then the bubble has collapsed and additional factors have been introduced that complicate the matter even more. The obvious solution to website monetization is the use of advertising. We are no …

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SIL3726 SATA PORT EXPANDER

The Silicon Image SIL3726 is a surface mounted device that provides the SATA port expansion function used in storage servers. Each SATA input can support 5 hard disks. By using such backplanes it’s possible to use a single disk controller card to manage all the disks in a server. HOST SATA II 3 Gb/s SATA …

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LSI MEGARAID SAS 9260-16i

High drive count support for internal server and storage systems. PCI Express® 2.0 provides faster signaling for high-bandwidth applications PCI Express 2.0 x8 Compliant Connect up to 128 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s SATA and SAS hard drives Four Mini-SAS SFF8087 4i internal connectors 512MB 800MHz DDR II SDRAM RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 …

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4K SECTORS

Historically hard disks used 512 byte sectors. Early hard disks had very few sectors on a track so it was considered a good compromise at the time. Over time, however, disk capacity grew exponentially to the point where the number of sectors on a track became unwieldy. Seagate and WDC both adopted the move to …

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