Power Outage

My apologies to those of you that found my Gurulog® unavailable today. I had a local power outage in Long Beach. This took the site down for a few hours. It also changed my ISP provided Dynamic IP address. I created a Dynamic DNS link for the Gurulog. This will prevent future issues with the… Continue reading Power Outage

php 5.2.9-1 Update

php has released a new update for Windows php editions. This update does not apply to Nix variants. This is a security related update. php 5.2.9-1 is readily available on the php site.

Core 2 Duo vs. i7 920

Latest benchmark results: Phoronix Global This test computes Pi to the millionth decimal point. E8400 calculated the result nearly 1 full second faster. E8400 system tested has 2G of RAM. i7 920 System has 6G of RAM.

Gigabyte Authorized!

For those of you that have not read my previous Gigabyte related posts: I had a very negative set of experiences with Gigabyte starting in July of 2008. The situation has never been resolved to my satisfaction. I do not recommend Gigabyte products, nor will I use them, unless a client requires it. Imagine my… Continue reading Gigabyte Authorized!

Quad vs. Duo

Another benchmark test this afternoon. Results were consistent with the previous results. An Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 outperformed an Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 in several tests Quad outperformed in the SciMark2 Composite (by 20%) and Super Pi v2 (less than 1%) tests. Server bench test results at Phoronix Global

Server performance

I have created several server environs in the past week. Today I bench marked one of my servers using Phoronix test suite. The results were astounding! My server running a Core 2 Duo E8400 processor was able to outperform an 8 way Xeon (Dell PowerEdge R900) and a 16 way Xeon server in standardized tests.… Continue reading Server performance

php 5.2.7 Security Flaw

php 5.2.7 has been recalled due to a series of security flaws. Update to 5.2.8 or 5.2.9 ASAP. If 5.2.8 or 5.2.9 is not available for your distribution, revert to 5.2.6.

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Fedora 10 X86_64 Install on an existing RAID0 ICH10.

It’s not clean and it definitely is not pretty. I was able to get F9 64 bit installed on my Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3r ICH10r based system on an existing “FakeRAID”. I initially installed XP, used the floppy driver method and created a 2X500G WDC SATA II RAID0 array. Next I partitioned it and installed Vista Ultra… Continue reading Fedora 10 X86_64 Install on an existing RAID0 ICH10.