Robin Harris

Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, based in Sedona, Arizona. He has over 30 years in the IT industry, including DEC and Sun, and degrees from Yale and the Wharton School.

Ricardo Bilton

Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.

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DRAM error rates: Nightmare on DIMM street

A two-and-a-half year study of DRAM on 10s of thousands Google servers found DIMM error rates are hundreds to thousands of times higher than thought -- a mean of 3,751 correctable errors per DIMM per year.This is the world's first large-scale study of RAM errors in the field.

October 4, 2009 by

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Open source can save your life

Quick, if your life depended on it, which health care information system would you rather your hospital used:A proprietary system developed by software engineers based on marketing input, bug reports and customer requests?An open source system developed by thousands of health care practitioners including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, techs and developers, tested and refined in hundred of hospitals?

August 23, 2009 by

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