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April 2013

Easy Wheezy, Lemon Squeezy

I'm sure you're all been following the news that Debian Wheezy will be released in the next few weeks (ok, maybe not). This is the newest distribution of Debian Linux and the upcoming version of Replify Accelerator will use it as the basis of its virtual appliance.

Replify Accelerator with Netapp

A leading UK IT Managed Services company is now using Replify Accelerator along with their Netapp appliances for backup replication. The combination means that windows back-ups are eliminated and the recovery time for data protection is significantly improved over the WAN.

Windows 8 – this time it’s war

I've just spent a week with a new PC which shipped with Windows 8. At first I tried to "get" it, and embrace the changes. That wasn't working for me.

Wine Optimization?

Today is World Malbec Day. Why do we care? Well because Malbec is the official grape of Replify!

The Incredible Shrinking WOC Appliance

A few weeks ago I blogged on the extraordinary "squeezing" of the WOC appliance enabled by the current generation of micro-server devices such as the Raspberry Pi, Cubox, Odroid, Beagle etc. Recently my eye was caught by an article on a new generation of system-on-chip devices developed by a team at the University of Pisa lead by Dr Paolo Flir.