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Submission + - Sharing resources

sn0wflake writes: Recently I've tried to investigate how to share excessive resources for free, like storage and processing power, among private peers. The only results I found regarding processing power was the likes of SETI and its derivatives. Regarding storage we honestly all know BitTotterent whether we admit it or not, but I failed to find a unified storage facility. The storage would of course only be accessible to the people permitted, but it would serve well for backup.
Does anybody have a suggestion for a roaming/cloud/storage/processing solution that is truly succumbed to private/government laws?

Comment Open-source security is a joke (Score 0) 222

Quote: "If there is one nightmare that we fear, then it's the fact that Werner Koch is no longer available," said Enigmail developer Nicolai Josuttis. "It's a shame that he is alone and that he has such a bad financial situation." If it's so open-source then why does it rely on a single person? This reminds me of the Heartbleed bug with underfunded developers. Open-source doesn't mean more security.

Submission + - Adding disks to RAID 10 array 1

sn0wflake writes: I've used RAID arrays for many years and I'm still baffled why it is impossible to either resize or simply add harddisks to an existing array without having to thrash the entire array and loosing all data. I'm using Windows and Intel RAID controllers, and I prefer RAID 10. What makes it so hard to simply install extra harddisks and tell the system that controls it, like Intel Matrix Storage, to simply add the extra available space? Is it a math problem?

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