Operating system role
The operating system is the ultimate authority in resolving hardware problems associated with the change of centuries. It is the operating system in most cases that tells applications the current…

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The thickness of the magnetic layer of the disk
Removable magnetic media, manufactured by Iomega for Bernoulli drives, were extremely durable and reliable and cost quite a bit. The special 3-inch disks used in Zip are very similar to…

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Problems recording a gold disc
Recently, CD recorders have become very widespread. In this regard, the circle of people dissatisfied with these devices has also expanded dramatically. There was a firm belief that recording on…

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But this is not Intel at all!

The ways of AMD and Intel, from our point of view, have long diverged. If earlier it was possible to install at least Intel or at least AMD into the same “motherboard”, then for some time now the owner of a board with an AMD processor cannot install an Intel processor in it and vice versa. Therefore, AMD without any hesitation switched to a new (for Intel architecture processors) EV6 system bus. The EV6 bus (from Alpha) initially runs at 200 MHz. Continue reading

Novell High Availability Server™ (NHAS)

NHAS allows you to use Intel architecture equipment as part of two servers and a shared disk array connected to them. By pairing two independent servers in an Active / Active configuration, NHAS allows each NetWare server to mount the data of the other server if one of the servers in the cluster fails. Monitoring of servers is carried out through a conventional network connection, a disk channel, and / or a dedicated connection, using additional network cards. Continue reading

Zip Technologies: Pros and Cons
Since the creation of the FDD 3.5 "1.44 MB high-density, a lot of time has passed and this type of media has not undergone any changes during this period, while…

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How did the action of the Win95.CIH virus manifest on April 26, 1999 in Kiev
Naturally, the consequences of the virus will for a long time be generalized at different levels. However, the first victim of this virus brought his computer to the EPOS service…

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The Iron Solution to the 2000 Iron Problem
Before the onset of 2000, about three more months. But the situation was noticeably heated. It is understandable. If even a small fraction of what is written in the press…

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Golden Disks and IDE
The problem of recording "golden" discs has already been covered on our website (as well as in the journal CHIP, No. 8, 1999). However, the problems continue. Only, if earlier…

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