DJMax Respect V (White Blue 4B)

I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned it but I’m a huge rhythm game fan and DJMax is a series I’ve been playing since I was a teenager on my Sony PSP. If you don’t know how it works, notes fall from the top of the screen and the corresponding button needs to be pressed as the note hits the bar at the bottom, for each note you’re given a percentage score based on how close to perfect you hit it. In this video I sadly missed a note so missed out on the “Max combo”. I only play 4B because I suck at 5B or higher but it goes up to 8B and gets pretty crazy.

Categorized as Gaming

New NAS for Work

We got approval from leadership to replace our NAS used for backups at work so I thought it’d be an interesting topic to write about. Our current solution is a NAS with the disks set up in RAID as an iSCSI target which the Windows Server Backup application on our Hyper-V host uses to create nightly backups of the Hyper-V guests to. The solution works so I’m not going to reinvent the wheel, just recreate it.

Home Network Update November 2020

Since this is my first blog post about my home network since I launched the new blog I’ll make it a bit more detailed. I’m connected to Australia’s NBN network using FTTC technology, pretty lame compared to some other countries but still functional enough at 100/40mbit. It’s a combination of new and (mostly) used technology but I’ve got it all working together.

I’m Back

Hello, and welcome to my blog! After a rather long break I’m back, and this time I’m not playing around with setting up an instance of Ghost or WordPress on a VPS, within a Proxmox guest on my home server or on I’ve chosen to go with Dreamhost which means I won’t need to invest time maintaining the back-end and can focus on delivering content.

Some of the last posts on my old blog were about my home network – the never-complete rolling project, and that’s where I intend to kick things off here soon. I’m sad when a blog I follow just disappears or the author stops posting so I’ll try to be consistent but no promises!

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