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Electricity speed and data transfer

I've read in some places that electricity is very slow. Then how can Internet traffic in copper wires be so fast? I think I have a great gap of knowledge about the low-level data transfer structure. ...
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Can I create an Infrastructure access point from built-in WiFi (as opposed to Ad-Hoc) on Windows XP?

I want to use my Windows XP laptop as an access point. What I am trying to achieve is possible under Windows 7 with a myriad of utilities, but the wireless driver stack was different before Windows ...
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Is 802.3az / EEE important for a network switch for structured cabling?

Please note: I am not asking for specific product reccomendations. I am in the process of expanding wired ethernet cabling in a building during a remodel. I currently have about 20 runs of CAT6a to ...
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Building a Cloud on a budget? open source?

This is mainly for me to dream what would be if I could get together enough hardware. So the question is how to build a cloud on a budget and whether open source is stable enough. I found ...
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Stopping someone accessing local network by physically cut / splicing into structured cabling

When visiting another company i recently saw a setup where a company had 2 offices one on the 3rd floor and one on the 5th floor in the same block. To link the 2 offices (i guess so that they where ...
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BOOTP packets blocked while DHCP packets are accepted

We have an IP system that makes use of BOOTP for updating our embedded devices over IP. The main app uses DHCP for its IP configuration. Our devices are usually on the network of the customer, the ...
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Connect computers in a network, via hub or through another computer?

I'm using an internet hub to connect broadband and computers. When setting up a home network (for some simple file sharing), I can choose "this computer connect to internet through another computer" ...
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Simplify Terraform Configuration

is there any way in terraform to 'simplify' the configuration of things that need to be done to every created resource? I need to attach every server (hcloud_server.swm01_managers) to the network (...
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Azure HCI won't start after reboot

I have a fresh All-Flash Server running on Windows Server 2019 Datacenter and installed Azure Stack HCI successfully. After installing the container feature because i'm thinking about testing the ...
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Kubernetes ingress nginx controller not responding after scaling

I am using ingress-nginx 0.23.0v in a K8S 1.13v, Calico 3.6v, Kube-Proxy setup. I am using this as the deployment manifest and this as the service manifest. I have the nodeport and worker IPs added ...
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Expansion of network including IP Cams and extension of UniFi products

I am in charge of a small network in very rural Guatemala. Currently it consists of 1 Poweredge server running 5 virtual machines, 1 NVR with about 26 cameras, 15 clients on a domain, databases for ...
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Can wifi replace hardwired networking?

I have a client in a horrible building. It's like a big steel building filled with critters that are constantly eating the network lines. It seems like every 2-4 years they have to entirely rewire the ...
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difference between ad hoc and infrastructure wireless modes?

While creating wireless connection I get option to choose between ad hoc and infrastructure mode. Can someone explain the difference between them and which one should I use for my personal network?(...
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Creating a Logical network diagram

Im a student and I have been assigned the task of creating a logical network diagram for the following scenario There are 2 buildings, the first is the head office and the second is the branch. The ...