Tag Archives: hardware

The Home Setup

For many years, a home setup has been something us geeky people built to experiment, have fun, maybe play games, maybe for some career learning away from work. I’ve written about various workstations, as has Glenn Berry. Then the pandemic … Continue reading

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Swimming Servers

Microsoft put a data center on the bottom of the ocean, and it appeared to be a successful experiment, but now they’ve brought the water to the servers. Rather than sink a data center, which means cumbersome maintenance if there … Continue reading

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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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