I'll have to watch that docco - After using BBC micros and BBC Model B in primary school, and the Acorn Archimedes in high school, I've followed Arm with a bit of interest. Their rise and fall and then stratospheric rise again from the ashes is an incredible story. By sheer volume, there are probably more ARM cores on the planet than any other architecture - ARM was originally the Acorn RISC Machine and was an incredible processor architecture in it's day (and, through licensing to other fabs, still is pretty impressive for it's performance per watt)
There are two ways of doing this.
One is to look for alternative remote desktop software that does work. I've had success with TeamViewer - YMMV.
Two is to put in a lan-to-lan VPN at each site and configure your routing appropriately - either go with something like DD-WRT or get something that will do it out of the box like a Ubiquity EdgeRouter Lite ($100 and it has 3x gigabit ports and enough horsepower to route at an appreciable fraction of that rate)
I know it's not infinite. Defects, bit rot, failure of moving parts - there's a lot to go wrong in a hard drive, that's why I had "infinite" in inverted commas...
Yep, nothing at all wrong with doing that. Massive increase in IPOS by using SSD and dump data to the platters for long term and redundant storage.
The question is not whether certs are worth the time and money (I tend to believe that they're not) but if you're putting them on your resume, who is actually going to check...
Another answer for are they worth the time and money - most definitely for the certification centres.
Yep. I'll happily take 10x the number of IOPS and limited writes (that are in most cases many years of regular service) over "infinite" writes and moving parts. I wouldn't want to keep spinning rust in service more than 3-5 years tops, and if all the SSDs I've used will survive this long, why should I use the slower solution?
John, is that you?
Yes, that makes perfect sense - because nothing good was ever accomplished in anything other than 1000 lines of easy-to-read C (an oxymoron if ever I've heard it)
Hey, you forgot to write your own web-based interface so that even a complete nufty can edit firewall rules nat port mappings etc
Because someone has already done the hard work for you.
Time to do what you want to do = 2-4 hours or more.
Time to dump an image to a CF card and boot it - 2 minutes.
Plus, if it's based on m0n0, it'll run out of the box on embedded systems like Alix and Soekris boxes, which are amazingly reliable embedded x86 systems with no moving parts. I've got Alix-based m0n0 firewalls out there that haven't been rebooted in years and they just keep going. It's also designed to run from flash media, so writes (for logs etc) are kept to a minimum.
JB Weld is an insulator - I've used it to successfully repair high voltage terminals on the coilpack in a VW VR6 engine.
I don't know if it is slightly magnetic though as it does have powered metal in it.
I'm not trying to troll, but am genuinely curious as to what you're doing if you've got several hundred servers running that are at enough of a risk of locking up hard enough that they need a physical power cycle to reset them?
If I understand what you're saying, each destination IP is behind a NAT, and so from the point of view of the laptop, there are, say, 16 IP addresses that are all NATted to the individual pumps, that all happen to have the same IP on the other side of the NAT.
The question for the submitter then, is seeing that every pump has the same IP, is this IP hard-coded into the software, or can you specify the IP that you push the firmware update to?
If the software is hard-coded to assume every pump it connects to has the same IP, then you're in trouble.
As nice as communism sounds, there's an inherent problem with rentals.
Anyone who's been a landlord knows that people don't take care stuff they don't own. Rental cars are abused, apartments are damaged and left uncleaned, taxis are smelly, public toilets are filthy and broken down.
I don't know where you live, but here that's not the case. The last rental car I had was clean, 100% undamaged and had a full tank of fuel. They inspect rental cars quite thoroughly when you hand them back and you pay for any damage that wasn't noted when you picked up the vehicle, whether you caused it or not.
The last rental property I lived in was also clean and tidy. I had to pay a huge amount of money for bond and once again, unless the property was in a good state when I moved out, they would have been able to keep some or all of the bond to make it good. Public toilets, well I wouldn't exactly eat off the floor or anything like that, but they're bearable...
... If the plane is left turned on for 248 days, it will enter a failsafe mode...
You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.