Tag Archives: hardware

Nothing on My Laptop

I heard this quote at the recent Redgate Summit: “If I drop my laptop in water, I can get everything back.” The context of the quote is that all your work, your IP, your code, etc. is saved in some … Continue reading

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Hardware: Check the Drivers First

This isn’t a database post, instead, I’m going to talk about my laptop. I got an HP Spectre x360 a couple years ago and was using it for work and presentations while traveling. Everything was fine, and then the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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The Database Server Upgrade for Let’s Encrypt

Let’s Encrypt is a service the provides free SSL certificates for web servers. They have grown from a small project to a critical service on the web that serves over 235mm clients each year, and often issues over 1.5mm certificates … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Audio Data

I’ve worked remote from my co-workers for nearly 20 years. In that time, I’ve spent a lot of time on the phone, as well as in audio and video calls. Quality has often been an issue, both with seeing others … Continue reading

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