Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ethernet Fabric – Towards Unified Networking

As Ethernet networks grow they invariably become more complex and difficult to manage, and due to the way they have to be configured they often suffer performance penalties as they grow. Ethernet networks also have to contend with an increasingly … Continue reading

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Thorium and the Liquid-Fluoride Reactor: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

We previously posted on an alternative safer solid fuel nuclear power generation method, and now this post reprints an essay on a completely different and even safer form, liquid Thorium fuel. Just because of incidents in 40 year old early technol… Continue reading

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UK Govt’s Clueless Carbon Guru is Blowing Your £160 Billion Away

Britain’s top green bureaucrat on Carbon Markets and Climate Change admits she doesn’t know what she is doing with 160 billion ($250 billion) of European taxes. Take a moment to think about this before moving on to the rest of the article: th… Continue reading

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Nuclear safety: Reactors that can’t meltdown

Guest PostMarch 17, 2011by Kelvin KemmThe recent tragic events in Japan have brought the issue of nuclear energy to the forefront of public discussion. While radical environmentalists have exploited the issue to advance anti-nuclear policies, othe… Continue reading

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Using MPLS to add routability to Coraid’s AoE

A common point raised when comparing iSCSI to AoE protocols is that AoE is not routable and therefore not satisfactory for Enterprise use where there may be many sites between which you wish to share data. In fact this feature is what lead to the … Continue reading

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Why do the stupid float to the top?

So we seem to be setting ourselves up for a good old fashioned 1970s style oil shock, with all the economic misery that entails (for those of us that can remember back that far). However this time, instead of learning the lessons from that period,… Continue reading

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