Category Archives: Business & Culture

Cultivating Excellence in Local School System

President of Pixel Factory Data Center Scott Brown knows the special skills Henrico CTE students can bring to the table. He - along with nearby tech company Richweb - has hired interns from Deep Run Center for Information Technology to work in his data center for years. “They’re self-starters. When you seed them with information, they take it and expand upon it,” says…
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All About The Failover

"Apparently, according to our network services guy, where the outage was happening on the circuit and the fact that it did not affect all URLs/routing did not register with our firewall, so we did not automatically fail over.  We had to force the failover and then manually reroute back after the outage was over." Thats…
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Cron and Daemons: K2Awards Case Study

Purpose Demonstrate creative use of daemons and cron using K2Awards Background K2Awards has a complex trophy builder, called jthumb, that uses ImageMagick to dynamically create trophy images. K2Awards has hundreds of thousands of possible trophy combinations, we use the jthumb script to create images representing those trophy combinations. We trade hard disk space, for webpage…
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3 Creative, Unique Use Cases of PRTG

Not winning a contest sucks. This whole "it's not about winning" thing is a lot of nonsense. However, if participants receive a separate prize after a contest because of special creativity, then they really deserve it. Today we would like to introduce 3 participants of our Sensor Story Contest, who were not among the original…
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