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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/03-Jul-06

The first link for each thread description points to the traditional TidBITS Talk interface; the second link points to the same discussion on our Web Crossing server, which provides a different look and which may be faster.

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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<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/869/>

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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