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DoogieLabs Solaris Tools

DoogieLabs Solaris Tools & Utilities Current Release: Download Solaris Tools v0.2 / December 2012 Older Releases: Download Solaris Tools v0.1 I have been using some of these tools with my Solaris box ever since I got it initially, and now that I’ve worked hard on a backup program I figure I can release it and […]

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A moment in vintage computers

One of the items that was included with my last pallet of stuff that I picked up was a new in box vintage IBM Thinkpad external CD-Rom drive. This is an option that you just don’t see anymore, so I figured I’d make up a video and share. I have another video coming up soon […]

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News and Blog for Thursday, May 7th 2012

Back after a very hard week! Some of you may have noticed that last week the icebox server was down and unavailable for use. This was actually a result of my boneheadedness in thinking that a 25watt PCI card is some how hot pluggable. Compound this with being sick at the beginning of the week, […]

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News & Blog for Tuesday, April 3rd 2012

Whats up everyone! Summer is getting closer, its nice to see it consistently warm outside. Then with yesterdays snow, I was reminded how much I REALLY like it when it’s warm outside. I really hope that it’s here to stay. Does anyone remember Pine, or alpine? This may seem a little weird but I’m still […]

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Comcast blows!

For any of you considering Comcast, you really should never consider it an option at all. I am a tech support guy of a different sorts, I don’t deal with the general population as a whole.. Frankly, in a tech support role I’m not sure I want to lol, that’s for another day. Where I […]

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New Arrivals!

I awoke extra early to pick up the DoogieLabs goodies, a little addition to the inventory. I know that PC Servicing is not going to completely cover the bills, I found a deal that I couldn’t pass up and picked up 18 police car computer workstations. 1.8Ghz, 512Mb Ram, 40GB HD, completely loaded with features […]

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New Server!

So with the Server issues that I have had it got me thinking about more expensive hardware, the good stuff. Computers that are meant to be servers, designed with fault tolerance and built with decently branded components to avoid the cap explosion that killed the Powerhouse server, and the generation of server before that. I […]

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Blog for April 16th, 2011

So I was digging through some stuff earlier today and I forgot to post these! I always like seeing how computers compare to one another in their different processor configurations and such. I have been pretty good about comparing my servers to other servers. In benchmarks I have always been more interested in servers / […]