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Pope in US at YouTube

It was a Sunday Night Football night two weeks ago. When the Pats were done, and Charles wasn’t really care about the rest, I started to flip through channels until I saw a cute commercial. 52 more words


Memory Management in our Search Engine

Here are how we manage memory in query nodes of our search engine, in two memory use cases: index memory, and, query memory.

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How to check Powershell Version

Installing via script “Windows Backup” feature, I discover that command is different from Windows 2008R2 and Windows 2012R2.

(Get-Host).Version are not reliable; they reflect the version of the host only, not the engine. 14 more words

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How to quickly schedule a Reboot

Sometime you need to schedule a one shot reboot.
I found easier to past a command on prompt and forget it:

Sleep -Seconds (New-TimeSpan -End "7 PM").TotalSeconds ; Restart-Computer -Force
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A Narrow Escape

Yesterday, my Surface 3 was sitting on my desk, plugged in for charging and quietly minding its own business. Our dog Watson decided to walk past and got his leg caught in the cable. 97 more words

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CrashPi - An off-Site backup for the whole family

In Part 15 of the Raspberry Pi Home Server series, I mentioned the possibility of building a “CrashPi”, a simplified version of the full server running only CrashPlan, and some basic supporting functions such as X11VNC for maintenance. 1,711 more words

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