Monthly Archives: November 2012

Blade servers and Ubuntu, part 2

Last week I wrote about our experiences on setting up a diskless Ubuntu installation into our blade server environment. There were some unsolved issues which we managed to resolve and finally got Ubuntu to boot. In this post, I’m going … Continue reading

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Experiences on the blade servers and Ubuntu

A couple of weeks ago, I introduced the server environment we’re going to build for the project. Today I’m going to get into the details and share some experiences. We purchased four IBM HS23E (Type 8038) blade servers and installed them … Continue reading

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How to manage a crack in a digital vase

I start with a text copied from the PhD dissertation of Ari Häyrinen, just published at the University of Jyväskylä: “Digital heritage may be the most fragile heritage that we have. A crack in the ancient vase does not destroy … Continue reading

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