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Track Bandwidth Use with VirusBarrier X6

If you have monthly bandwidth limits, it's useful to know how much data you have used so far to avoid overage charges or being shut off by your ISP. But how do you determine how much data your Mac has transferred? Open VirusBarrier X6's Traffic window to see both current and cumulative traffic, and you can also create warnings when your data usage - incoming, outgoing, or both - exceeds an amount you specify.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/03-Jul-06

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Files in databases -- What are the advantages and disadvantages of storing files within databases, especially in terms of a database-driven filesystem? (5 messages)

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Working with Amazon S3 -- The latest version of Interarchy supports Amazon's S3 network storage service, leading to a discussion of similar utilities and services and how well they perform. (4 messages)

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Sparseimages Replacing FileVault -- Derek Miller's article on using encrypted disk images to store sensitive data prompts a response from a reader who used the information to locate a problem he experienced with his own solution. (1 message)

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