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Taco Bell programming

Taco Bell programming is an approach to software development that is based on the concept that most problems can be solved by reconfigurations of commonly-used Unix programs. More

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"Most people within the IT industry will agree that a form of standardization and modularization is the key to enabling the kind of reuse required for efficient industrialization of software development." - Griffin Caprio

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    wear leveling

    Wear leveling is a process that is designed to extend the life of solid state storage devices. Solid state storage is made up of microchips that store data in blocks.

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Build a data center shutdown procedure to prepare for the worst

A data center shutdown checklist helps IT teams focus on backup, testing and system verification before pulling the plug and losing valuable information.