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Another Wrinkle with TrueNAS

 One of a clients backups are using 5-8 terabytes of disk space on a cloud backup. the disk usage on the NAS itself(due to zfs native dompression is 2.7 TB. It's taken a while to figure out but it turns out Rclone(which is what truenas uses for it's cloud backup...

WordPress 5.8 is released

The folks at Wordfence have a good video about the new Wordpress revision 5.8.  It's got some new image type support along with a removal of support for internet Explorer.  There's other feature updates as well.  Fully managed clients will be getting upgraded after a...

Exciting Times Are Ahead for ETC Maryland

ETC Maryland will soon be a DBA of Emmanuel Technology Consulting.  As the business has grown the days of sole proprietorship are done.  This is going to allow ETC Maryland to grow further and serve clients with a wider selection of services.  It will also allow us to...

Web Services Downtime Alert

You can also see there service alerts on the Twitter page. This upcoming Sunday Jun 27, all web services will be offline from 5pm until midnight. This is to facilitate a server replacement and upgrade. New hardware, operating system, and Internet connection will all...

SCALE Project ends as Quickly as it Begins

Remember this post?  My quest for an open source hypervisor as part of my ongoing software stack continues.  It appears SCALE will not be part of that stack going forward.  I have since figured out that SCALE is not going to be able to handle the use case I am looking...

ETC Maryland Interviewed About Web Hosting

Nathan Neil interviewed me about my hosting product. It's about 25 minutes long.  We talk about why I started my company, my hosting products, how I am different.  We also talk about the value I present in the hosting space and how my attention to detail gives me the...