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Getting Moar Dropbox

Dropbox is a service which I think most of us at ipHouse use, and we don’t mind plugging it now and then. They’re testing a new camera upload feature and users who are willing to test it out for them can get some additional disk space for their trouble. So this…

http://forums.dropbox.com/topic.php?id=57860

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The Value and Cost of Persistent Data

I’ve been cleaning out my house recently. There’s a lot of crud that’s just been lying around, collected through years. My wife describes me as a level 2 hoarder; she says that I would be a shoe-in for that A&E show. Going through many, many boxes that I’ve collected in the basement, I pick through each cord and think “I might need that.” I won’t need it though, so with a small mental push, I put it in the trash bag. Persistent data is a lot like that. A lot of companies have, either through policy or inertia, tons of useless information sitting on disks, or tapes, or CDs, that may be useful one day, but probably will not ever be.

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