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Dell PowerEdge VRTX

Pros Compact all-in-one solution Scalable to four dual-socket Xeon blades plus 48TB of shared storage Shared RAID controller and built-in storage virtualisation Shared PCIe expansion slots Integrated network switch Extensive management features Cons No direct support for Linux at present

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General options for backup jobs and templates

Item Description Job name/Template name Designates the name for this backup job or template. You can accept the default name that appears or enter a name. The name must be unique. Backup set description Describes the information in the backup

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SSD or RAM for boosting system performance?

SSDs are the new performance panacea. But, when SSDs first hit the scene a few years ago, we hated them. They were small–too small to be useful and too slow for anything but Netbooks. Technology took hold and now SSDs

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Western Digital 2TB My Book VelociRaptor Duo

Got a spare Thunderbolt port on your Mac doing nothing? How about hooking up Western Digital’s fastest ever My Book external hard drive to it. The new drive, called the My Book VelociRaptor Duo, uses a pair of super-fast 10,000

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