Monthly Archives: March 2012

Why I decided to buy a refurbished tv, and how a photo on my iphone saved me an extra $110

There is something kind of worrisome about buying a refurbished product.  You can saves some money, but the idea that the product was knowingly defective at some point imbues it with a feeling of imperfection.  I recently weighed these questions … Continue reading

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Performance: generate web traffic load using a powershell script

The other day, I found myself wanting a quick and dirty way to throw a controlled amount of load against a server for the purpose of tuning some thread settings.  What I wanted was to simulate varying numbers of concurrent … Continue reading

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