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Comment: Re:OpenDNS (Score 1) 646

by bmomjian (#40473257) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Good Low Cost Free Software For Protecting Kids Online?

Agreed on using DNS as a filter solution because it covers all Internet devices in the house (assuming they all use the same public IP address). OpenDNS is a great choice because it has a single filter console and is free for homes. Details of my setup are here: http://momjian.us/main/blogs/blog/2012.html#February_21_2012_2

Comment: Ending of TOS filming (Score 1) 368

by bmomjian (#37593124) Attached to: Ask William Shatner Whatever You'd Like

The "Turnabout Intruder" (TOS episode 79) was the last filmed episode (though not the last broadcast). The episode ends with a down-beat Kirk/Spock/Scotty walking down the corridor. Was that down-beat ending chosen to reflect the sadness of the final episode? I know this was a long time ago, but I always wondered about this.

Comment: Re:Cool (Score 1) 344

by bmomjian (#33654362) Attached to: PostgreSQL 9.0 Released

But you can set it at the transaction level:

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/runtime-config-wal.html#RUNTIME-CONFIG-WAL-SETTINGS

This parameter can be changed at any time; the behavior for any one transaction is determined by the setting in effect when it commits. It is therefore possible, and useful, to have some transactions commit synchronously and others asynchronously.

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