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Plan Ahead For Memorial Day Weekend Travel

Over 37 million Americans are expected to travel this holiday weekend, and nearly 9 out of 10 will get to their destination by automobile. That means this will be the busiest Memorial Day Weekend since 2005, partially thanks to lower gas prices. 113 more words


Are you sure you are backing everything up?

Your databases are backed up with full, diff and t-log jobs using slick scripts from some of the several smart and helpful SQL superheros flying around the internet. 255 more words

18 hours to backup 4TB

I am teaching students about the challenges of making full backups (locally) when the volume of data is several TB’s. Over the Internet it is more like 11 days. 45 more words

Weekend Traffic Alert: King Co Drivers

Another weekend…another full closure of the I-90 mainline between Seattle and Bellevue. Beginning Friday at 11pm and wrapping up around 5am Monday, all eastbound lanes of I-90 will be closed and drivers will be forced over to the express lanes. 177 more words


Beenado Truck Driver Fined

Remember last month’s Beenado? The driver of the semi that crashed, spilling 14 million bees onto I-5 in Lynnwood during the morning commute, has been fined. 58 more words


The History of Backups

We have so many options for backing up our data nowadays: external hard-drives, CDs, USB memory sticks, SD cards, online storage (see http://Dropmysite.com to learn how to safeguard your website and database with automatic backups in the cloud), and multiple devices with vast memories – but it wasn’t always this way.  23 more words


Automatic Ulysses Backups to Dropbox

There’s an old tech-support joke about important data.

Tech: Does this drive have important data on it?
Customer: Thanks for asking, it does indeed.
Tech: Good.

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