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New drive options: bigger, faster Intel SSDs!

Intel recently released their new generation of 330 series SSD drives.  These take over from the well regarded X25-M SSD drives.  But add more capacity.  Better performance.  And lower cost per GB! Our new Sandybridge dedicated servers come with SATA3 … Continue reading

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inode problems and full disks

Today we had a customer who had an interesting problem. They were getting the message 'disk is full' despite having plenty of free space. Luckily for him, my first thought was 'inodes?' I logged in and checked his inode usage

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Newegg shipping fail

At RimuHosting we're big consumers of hard drives.  Seems live every couple of weeks we are getting a couple of dozen 'extra' drives.  (And note that when we buy servers we will typcally get them with two drives). We get … Continue reading

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