raid10RAID stands for “Redundant Array of Independent Disks.” It refers to a method of storing information on multiple hard disks simultaneously for greater protection and drive performance. The RAID 10 setup is not typically used by the average user, instead being preferred by corporations running Enterprise-level servers. This configuration is necessary when you need extremely high redundancy, which is important when you’re supporting a server or a major database. RAID 10, or RAID 1+0 as it’s sometimes referred to, combines the “mirroring” of a RAID 1 configuration and the “striping” of a RAID 0 configuration. In the former, data is written to multiple hard disks simultaneously. In the latter, data is broken up into chunks and the chunks are written to different disks in succession. This combines the redundancy of mirroring with speed of access of a striping.

However, because of the complexity of a RAID 10 configuration, if your entire hard drive array does fail, recovering your data will be a trickier proposition. In this case, you might be better off hiring a RAID 10 data recovery service to do the job for you. When choosing a RAID 10 recovery service, it is crucial to look for one with both the right technical expertise and the proper tools. You should also be aware of the security measures that the company utilizes in order to protect your data. The best services have SOC 1 Type 1 certification, which means that the company follows strict practices to ensure the privacy and security of your data.

So how do RAID 10 systems fail? There are two main reasons a RAID 10 array might fail. The first is a failure of the controller or other component. This could include the motherboard, power supply, RAM, or back–plane. Such equipment failures can be caused by power surges, overheating, or simply the age of the equipment itself. The other cause of RAID 10 is less common, but sometimes multiple drives in the array fail simultaneously or consecutively. A RAID 10 configuration can handle a single drive failure without loss of data, but two or more spells trouble.

When choosing a RAID 10 recovery service, make sure they meet all of the following criteria:

  • Data recovery: Make sure the recovery service can recover all types of data, even proprietary formats.
  • Causes of RAID 10 failure: Make sure the recovery service can recover data loss caused by any kind of failure, including physical failure, such as that caused by electrical surges or component failure;, user error, such as that caused by improper reformatting of drives; and logical failure, such as that caused by viruses or registry errors.
  • Operating systems supported: Choose a recovery service that can handle RAID 10 configurations formatted for any operating system, whether Windows, Mac, or Linux.
  • Hard drive interfaces supported: Choose a recovery service that can handle any type of hard drive interface, be it a SATA, Firewire, Thunderbolt, or USB drive.

Finally, consider the recovery service’s price, turnaround time, and reputation. Do they offer 24/7 emergency service? Will they service your system onsite or do you have to send it to them? Do they offer a free consultation?

If you’ve got a RAID 10 configuration setup, it probably means you’re a business owner with extremely critical data. Therefore, you should not spare any expense when choosing a reliable and professional data recovery service. Make sure More »

“On the other hand,” says a recent report, “fewer than 5 percent of unemployed Americans drink craft beers; not surprising considering the beers’ premium pricing.”

As for income, more than 60 percent of craft beer drinkers live in households with incomes greater than $50,000, and close to 40% live in households with incomes greater than $75,000. The audience is primarily white and Asian, and “the coverage of $75,000 household consumers is a high 21 percent, compared to less than 6 percent from households earning less than $35,000.”

Everything’s Relative

cbeAccording to Jim Koch, founder and president of Boston Beer, the nation’s No. 1 specialty brewer, you have to go inside the numbers to get a true read on the importance of specialty beers (which he calls “better beers”) in the off-premise retail mix.

“You get into some problems extrapolating the numbers at the high end,” explains Koch. “Unfortunately, the high end of the category skews to on-premise consumption. The low end is generally skewed to off-premise. As for relative rankings, if Bud outsells Miller Lite 2-to-1, it’s probably going to look like that in the overall market.”

And never discount the importance of the profitability of the segment in your shelf sets.

“The direct product profitability is greater for a high-end beer than a regular premium beer,” notes Koch. “For example, let’s say you sell a 6-pack of Bud for $4 and a 6-pack of Sam’s for $6, and you

Plastic is just too expensive, no matter how you look at it.

wnpbbThat’s what leading U.S. brewer Anheuser-Busch found when it experimented in the summer of 1998 with bottles made from polyethylene naphthalate (PEN). The biggest advantage of the PEN bottle was that it stayed rigid under heat, which allowed for in-bottle pasteurization.

“You can pasteurize the bottle with beer in it, and if you get it to the place where it’s going to be drunk fast enough, it’s a quite excellent bottle,” says Allan Silverman, a vice president with the Constar unit of Crown Cork & Seal, Philadelphia, which blowmolded the bottles.

Time was the major problem. Although PEN has a tighter molecular structure than PET, its barrier still is insufficient, meaning it doesn’t yield a good enough shelf life, Silverman says: “You could have given it away or charged a million dollars – it wouldn’t have worked. The barrier isn’t good enough.”

To make plastic bottles with a sufficient barrier requires a multi-layer structure. These designs tend to push the bottle’s price significantly beyond glass and aluminum.

The price ain’t right

Price was the reason Anheuser-Busch recently terminated another trial of a plastic beer bottle: a test market in Dallas and Phoenix, Ariz., convenience stores. The three-layer bottle comprises a layer of oxygen-scavenging copolyester between two layers of PET, with more oxygen-scavenging material in the closure liner.

Anheuser-Busch concluded the test market after six weeks because of disappointing

snoringkillSnoring is a loud, disruptive noise emitted from the throat during sleep that causes a multitude of health problems as well as issue between partners who sleep together. When some sort of obstruction causes a blockage in the airway, either in the nasal passage or in the throat, the snorer is unable to take in a normal level of oxygen. There are several causes of snoring including allergies causing nasal blockage, heavy drinking, obesity causing a narrowed airway and most often, a blockage in the throat due to the tongue. During sleep, the muscles of the mouth relax and the tongue can fall back into the throat leading to not only the nuisance of snoring, but also deadly repercussions. Chronic snoring can lead to sleep apnea, a permanent condition that requires treatment as it is a serious breathing issue. Mild or sporadic snoring, as well as snoring due to nasal blockage, is not necessarily a serious condition although it does indicate an improper intake of oxygen. While it is also recommended that mild snoring be treated it is not likely to lead to heart disease as chronic snoring or sleep apnea.

The least of all problems associated with chronic snoring, as well as sleep apnea, is prolonged fatigue which can lead to extreme exhaustion. When regular sleep patterns are interrupted by chronic snoring, daily dysfunction emerges as a result of lack of sleep. However, this extreme exhaustion, after years of chronic snoring, can lead to periodically falling asleep during the day, even while driving. Proper amount of sleep is absolutely essential to the entire well-being.

Because snoring is a result of an obstruction leading to the improper intake of air during sleep, consistently low oxygen intake can result in heart disease, leading to fatal heart attacks and strokes. The proper intake of oxygen is crucial for the holistic well-being of each and every person. Oxygen is taken in during inhalation and transported throughout the blood stream by red blood cells and then used by your body. Oxygen allows blood to effectively pump through the body because it fuels the heart. A strong and regular heartbeat is necessary for the body to function efficiently throughout the day without feeling fatigued, groggy or ill.

There are ways, however, to alleviate the dangers of snoring.

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The consumer mindset has contributed greatly to the beerscape. “Drivers of imported beer growth include the ‘mainstreaming’ of imported beer brands,” says the report. “Twenty years ago, the only consumers of imported beer were beer connoisseurs and foreigners. Today, though imports remain an upscale product, consumers from every economic, social and cultural group consume imports on occasion.”

ibdsbImports have delivered the mass that craft beers never could. While microbrews and other specialties were racking up impressive annual gains of between 22 and 42 percent from a relatively tiny base between 1991 and 1996, imports, with a more significant base, were beginning to register increases in the low double-digits. The craft explosion left a halo around imports as well–and it’s the foreign beers that have continued to benefit as domestic specialties have sagged (actually off by 1 to 2 percent in ’98, says BMC).

So it’s a bittersweet legacy left by the major micro excitement of the mid-’90s. “Once content with mass-produced domestic lagers, consumers are more frequently opting for higher-quality, fuller-bodied, rich-tasting beers,” notes the report. “In addition, the brand preference set for any given beer drinker is likely to have expanded. Where once a consumer would be loyal to a single brand, he or she is now more likely to select different brands based on the consumption occasion. Of no lesser importance is consumers’ current willingness to pay a premium for high-end brands.”

That circumstance could describe domestic specialties

wafybYes, both ways of blogging can earn you money. Whether you want to create your own website or you want to write articles for people who own sites, you can still earn from them. But what will really earn you more is by creating your own! Other than working for other people, you can learn how to create your own blog then actually make your own blog, and then earn all for yourself! This is one thing that they don’t teach when you learn how to create your own blog. They always say that you can use this skill to work for other people or create your own. They also tell you that both will keep you earning but what they don’t tell you is creating your own blog site will earn you two to three times more than working for someone.

How so? There may be expenses in the beginning of creating your own blog like domain rent and many more but it is very positive that the earnings will be more than your expenses. In fact, every year you will only get to spend fifty dollars at most and your earnings can be fifty dollars at least per month.

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Chitown at night!Not a lot of people really have any idea what kind of work it takes in order to open up a successful restaurant in either Chicago, or really any big city in the United States. I can only imagine what some of my friends in Europe feel because the barriers there is opening your own business are pretty amazing. I had a friend named Nick who told me about a restaurant that he opened up in Athens about 20 years ago and he said that it was all very corruption based. I think not a lot has changed there. If you want to open up something that stood the test of time, you had to make sure that there were some pockets filled, and that you had just the right kind of protection in order to continue running your business successfully.

Chicago may not be the absolute picture of honest business, but all the other hand we certainly are not some of those places in Europe. Times do change a lot Chicago and I quite frankly am glad that I didn’t make a move to Los Angeles in the 1990s when I was thinking about it. Yes, I would probably have a far more expensive house and perhaps a little bit of a larger business, but at the same time I simply would not have had the kind of characters that have come into my restaurant over the years …

acSay the word camouflage to a naturalist and she tends to think immediately of the chameleon, a small lizard that changes color to blend in with its surroundings. But the chameleon is far from alone in its ability to adapt by disguising itself in response to changes in its environment or to danger. A variety of mammals, birds, insects, spiders, and denizens of the deep have developed comparable traits.

Camouflage, however, is not the only trick Mother Nature has up her evolutionary sleeve. Deception is everywhere in the animal kingdom, adding magic, mystery, and depth to our experiences in nature. Understanding the defensive and offensive measures creatures employ gives us a deeper appreciation of the world around us.

To children, perhaps, all grasshoppers look more or less alike. In basic configuration, in fact, they are possessed of a certain bilateral symmetry, with two eyes, two large jumping legs, and so forth. But grasshoppers certainly are not all uniformly green, as I imagined when I was growing up in Missouri. Some grasshoppers are patterned to resemble so closely the sand they perch on that you can’t see them until they jump, startling you with their sudden motion.

Protective coloration in the form of camouflage is one of nature’s best tricks. The wings of some butterflies, like the curve-toothed geometer, appear to be leaves complete with central veins. This fine attribute allows them to blend into the foliage on a tree