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Archive for March 12th, 2014

Delphi ARC: Free versus DisposeOf (via: Ondrej Pokorny – Google+)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/12

An interesting discussion about the Delphi ARC compilers and Free versus DisposeOf is at Ondrej Pokorny – Google+ – Just realized: For me the most dangerous thing in ARC is….

Posted in Delphi, Delphi XE4, Delphi XE5, Development, Software Development | 2 Comments »

Lots of 2.5, 3.5 and 5.25 conversion brackets, cages and hot-swap bays

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/12

To get me some ideas on what is available on the market right now: ADATA, CORSAIR, CRUCIAL, PLEXTOR, SAMSUNG, INTEL & OCZ SSD (SG OFFICIAL DISTROS WTY).

For ZFS, this seems the controller of choice:

For high-density data,

For fast data:

Everything needs to fit in something like this HP XW6600. For Raid-Z3 you need many drives according to Raid Calculator | Raid Disk Space Utilization Calculator | ServeTheHomeSTH – Server and Workstation Reviews (as it can loose 3 drives: ZFS Raidz Performance, Capacity and Integrity Comparison @ Calomel.org) another calculator for risks: RAID Reliability Calculator – Simple MTTDL Model – ServeTheHomeSTH – Server and Workstation Reviews.

You can also use the below bays for instance for Finding Uses for Old 2.5″ Hard Drives | | Que.

A few remarks on 2.5inch disk solutions:

Posted in Hardware, HP XW6600, Power User, Virtualization | 1 Comment »

VMware Front Experience: How to make your unsupported SATA AHCI Controller work with ESXi 5.5

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/12

Interesting: VMware Front Experience: How to make your unsupported SATA AHCI Controller work with ESXi 5.5.

Posted in ESXi5, ESXi5.1, Power User, VMware, VMware ESXi | Leave a Comment »

Interesting Spring4D based `function TDataSetExtensions.Select(): IEnumerable` on reddit

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/12

Very interesting helper function:

function TDataSetExtensions.Select<TResult>: IEnumerable<TResult>

–jeroen

via: Reddit: Delphi sorcery: Spring4D roadmap : delphi.

Posted in Delphi, Delphi 2010, Delphi XE, Delphi XE2, Delphi XE3, Delphi XE4, Delphi XE5, Development, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

On the 25th anniversary of the web, let’s keep it free and open (via: Tim Berners-Lee’s guest post on the Official Google Blog)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/12

Today, on the 25th anniversary of “the web“, be sure to read Tim Berners-Lee‘s guest post Official Google Blog: On the 25th anniversary of the web, let’s keep it free and open.

Then – after watching his below video message – please help to keep the web free and open.

–jeroen

Greeting from Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on the Web’s 25th anniversary on Vimeo on Vimeo

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