That's why we have bloggers, right? Journalists are paid to copy-paste from press released, while bloggers derive their satisfaction from actually reading between the lines / further than the press release (that is, of course, generally speaking; there is at least some good investigative journalism left).
I just had a great example of this in my mailbox. A press release from a storage company announcing a new trade-in program; it's amazing how many websites just copy-pasted the cheerful announcement without mentioning they are facing a delisting from the NASDAQ or any other useful background info. Examples like this keep popping up, it makes you wonder about Murdoch's plans to charge for that "premium" content...
But given the every-increasing size of drives, moving to RAID-10 might be a good alternative; you'll need more disks to reach a certain desired array size, but rebuild times will be far lower because you don't need to do parity calculations. With RAID-1 and RAID-10, a 2TB drive can be completely rebuilt is less than 8 hours, depending on how busy it is; and you don't suffer the extreme performance penalty you get when using a RAID-5 array in degraded mode.
To qualify for Google over IPv6, your network must have good IPv6 connectivity to Google. Multiple direct interconnections are preferred, but a direct peering with multiple backup routes through transit or multiple reliable transit connections may be acceptable.
What do you think? Do these new figures sound more realistic, and would it be a good or a bad thing if Google didn't have to pay for their internet bandwidth at all?"
With respect to how it will get monetized, our first priority, as you pointed out, is on the advertising side. We do expect over time to see micro payments and other forms of subscription models coming as well. But our initial focus is on advertising. We will be announcing additional things in that area literally very, very soon.
With the recent Disney — Hulu deal, Google is under increasing pressure to generate more revenue and at the same time attract more premium content. That means we might see payment options coming even sooner than expected, with control over the pricing models being handed over to the studio's providing that content, like the way Apple caved in over variable pricing on iTunes. Which raises an important question: would you actually pay for premium content on YouTube and other sites, or will this draw viewers away to other video sites?"
To quote: Nobody gives gigabytes of memory to each qmail-smtpd process, so there is no problem with qmailâ(TM)s assumption that allocated array lengths fit comfortably into 32 bits.
After a number of decimal places, nobody gives a damn.