Black Friday, Cyber Monday, OCZ Bankruptcy, Buy The Right Tablet!, DNS Explained, nslookup, TestDisk, Thoughts on Google Glass & Privacy – RRPG025Kevin Schoonover(@schoondoggy1979) joins Jim (@jcollison) and Rich O’Neil (@dvn7) for RRPG #25. We’re all over the map on this one as you can tell by the title of the article. Kevin’s been coming up with a lot of great online deals and posting them in the Home Server Show forums.
- Determine your needs before you buy anything – server, laptop, PC, tablet. Don’t assume anything, do your research!
- STec was acquired, OCZ files, who will be next?
- This weeks project 1: My wife is moving from an Android phone to a Windows phone
- This weeks project 2: Setup three Nest Protect CO detectors in our home
- Post BF Deals
Jim – Slacking today
- Consumer SSD giant OCZ files for bankruptcy! Problems with Vertex line (and other things??) was downfall. Toshiba to acquire?? Read it here:
- TestDisk.exe – recover deleted partitions: http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
- did I accidentally delete a 1.5TB partition about 2 hours before the show?? yup
- and did TestDisk restore that partition in about a minute?? yup
- It’s been around for years. Rock solid, IMO.
From my Intro to Networking class at University of Southern Maine:
- DNS – Domain Naming System
- My write-up: http://www.oneilusm.com/?p=1023
- Fun things to do with nslookup
- type nslookup at the command prompt and press Enter
- then try each of these switches and see what you get when you do a nslookup on a site:
- set type=CNAME
- set type=MX
- set type=NS
- set type= AAAA
- Still using Pluralsight.com for additional lessons on networking
- Free through my school’s connection with Microsoft’s Dreamspark
- Otherwise – $29/$49 per month
- Google Glass – Is it weird? Creepy? Are you concerned about privacy?
- Multiple VM instances of Spinrite running in my WS2012E machine
- ripped the disk to ISO and built vm’s on that
- ikon, watch out!
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