A special extended edition of Tech Messages for 2008-07-30 through 2008-08-05:
- Serial Converter May Malfunction When Utilized in RS485 Mode with a Dome-type Security Camera
For the converter to fail, it must be set up in the RS485 mode (not RS422) and connected to a chain of dome cameras. (CCO login required)
- How to load large files safely into InnoDB with LOAD DATA INFILE
Although this is an interesting problem, I also enjoyed reading Baron Schwartz's benchmarking process.
- What Is an Object?
A short Java related tutorial describing objects.
- Perian - The swiss-army knife of QuickTime® components
With this, I might be able to stop using VLC on my Macs.
- Protocol Overhead
I had a question about Ethernet packet overhead today. This page has all the answers you could ever want.