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Reblogging: My experience with using cp to copy a lot of files 432 millions, 39 TB

One morning I was notified that a disk had failed. No big deal, this happens now and then. I called Dell and next day I had a replacement disk. While rebuilding, the replacement disk failed, and in the meantime another disk had also failed. Now Dell’s support wisely suggested that I did not just replace …

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Elon Musk, our patent’s will not come in your way Tesla Motors

Elon Musk CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX just announced that Tesla Motors which holds at least 133 Patents will be allowed for  use by anyone with fair intentions. Tesla will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith. wants to use our technology. In times when innovation is Rare and Costly, Elon …

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Announcing Portia, the open source visual web scraper! | Scrapinghub Blog

  The guys at Scrapinghub have come out with an interesting new product which will be immensely helpful for Data Mining and Researchers of all type. As officially Portia allows you to visually configure what’s crawled and extracted in a very natural way. It provides immediate feedback, making the process of creating web scrapers quicker …

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