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Improve RAID Speed with Partitions

How to improve the speed of a RAID using partitions. Simple, easy, and effective. Continue reading

Product Review: OWC ThunderBay 4 (SSD vs. Disk)

An in-depth look at how to achieve the best performance when setting up a RAID for video or audio editing. Continue reading

Compressor 4.1.2: Device Compatibility

A quick tutorial on how to check if your Apple Compressor settings are compatible with Apple hardware devices. Continue reading

Do You Have Enough RAM?

One of the questions I get asked frequently is: “How much RAM should I have in my computer?” The specific answer varies, but there is a tool that can help us determine the best number. It’s called: Activity Monitor. I’ve … Continue reading

Specs to Consider When Buying a RAID [u]

An explanation of what you need to consider, technically, when purchasing a RAID for a server or direct-attached storage. Written for the mostly non-techie. Continue reading

Why I Returned A Mackie Mixer

A commentary on the issues surrounding analog to digital audio conversion and the problems with using a Mackie Onyx mixer in a digital environment. Continue reading

Reflections on the 2014 NAB Show

Thoughts and commentary on announcements and trends at the recent 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, NV. Continue reading

Thoughts Before the Start of NAB 2014

A collection of thoughts on new products and industry trends on the eve of the 2014 NAB Show. Continue reading

Buzz At The 2014 NAB Show: Gear

A detailed description of the hardware and software (gear) that the Digital Production Buzz is using to cover the 2014 NAB Show. Continue reading

PRODUCT REVIEW: ioSafe 214

A detailed product review of the ioSafe 2014 – disaster recovery storage for your data. Continue reading

Product Review: Promise Pegasus2 RAID

An in-depth look at the Promise Technology Pegasus2 Thunderbolt RAID, from the perspective of video editing. Continue reading

Larry’s Thoughts on the New MacPro

An explanation of how to configure the new MacPro to get the best performance for the least amount of money. (This was written before the MacPro was released.) Continue reading


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