Making Internet service a utility—what’s the worst that could happen?

[ad_1] The cable industry takes a subtle approach to anti-Title II advertising. It’s 2020, and a coronavirus pandemic has underscored how crucial broadband service is to the lives of Americans for work, entertainment, and school. Internet service is a necessity, and yet it isn’t regulated as a utility the way services like water and electricity…

Understanding RAID: How performance scales from one disk to eight

[ad_1] Enlarge / Behold—96TB of storage stacked on a workbench in an unwieldy, eight-high spiral. Don’t do that at house, children; pictures and system administration do not combine very nicely. Jim Salter One of the primary large challenges neophyte sysadmins and information hoarding fanatics face is how to retailer greater than a single disk price…