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Apple's iOS purchase-history purge disrespects users

”It’s no secret that there is a large amount of software on the iOS App Store that has been abandoned. Even some well-regarded titles, like… 333 more words


Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Backing Up, Snapshots & Compiling

You’ve probably heard it a million times, but you need backups. There is nothing more tragic than a lost thesis due to software failure /hardware failure/loss/theft (ok, there are more tragic things and Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers is one of them, but within the thesis-writing-world I’m referring to) 410 more words


Git is now your versioning filesystem and backup system

Every file save can now be a git commit+push. Backups are now irrelevant (at least for emacs git users). And you thought VMS file version numbers were pretty neat… … 156 more words


Veeam + Nutanix: "Active snapshots limit reached for datastore"

Last night I ran into an interesting “quirk” using Veeam v8 to back up my virtual machines that live on a Nutanix cluster.  We’d just moved the majority of our production workload over to the new Nutanix hardware this past weekend and last night marked the first round of backups using Veeam on it. 296 more words

Four more Terabytes added to the system

Garage Remnants, Bastrop Fire – Bastrop, Texas

I’ve slowed down on the blog posts lately but continue to shoot more than ever. Recently, I received a dreaded message that I ran out of space on my hard drive. 517 more words

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Power Bi, PowerShell and SQL Agent Jobs

Continuing my series on using Power Bi with my DBA Database I am going to show in this post how I create the most useful daily report for DBAs – The SQL Agent Job report. 1,509 more words


Micro: Upgrading your OS? You'd better backup that thing first!

As I sat at the Apple Store Genius Bar waiting on a replacement laptop power cable (frayed and dead after four years), the steely faces of a table full of the recently bricked greeted me. 235 more words

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