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Entries Tagged ‘server’

Simple Domain Controller With Samba

I’ve had many people ask me over the last week how to set up a simple Windows domain with a Samba primary domain controller. This is a pretty complex topic and can get really messy really fast. This “guide” (if you can call it that) assumes that you have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a server […]

How to Speed Up Your Computer With RAID, and Why You Don’t Need an SSD

HDD, SSD – What? A hard drive (HDD) is a computer component that utilizes spinning magnetic disks (platters) and read/write heads to store information¬†permanently. Hard drives are what is known as non-volatile storage, meaning that the information is retained after the power is removed, such as when you turn your computer off. Hard drives have […]