Some time ago I had some kind of error or corruption with my *Google Play Games* on my *Nvidia Shield TV* console. I am also a *Google Suite (GSuite)* subscriber which adds additional constraints. Any time I chose to log into google games the system would log in but then the game could not detect the log in. It was odd and I knew the issue was probably a local error. As it turns out there are a lot of hidden secrets that you need to check / setup before it all works. And any games you've played so far will probably lose their unsynced data.

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**Data Availability**

Data is usually made available by two means: reliability and ports of entry (i.e. redundancy).

Effort has been made to buy reliable hardware. Top of the line SSD, motherboard, memory, CPU and power supplies are used in the server.

Data is made redundant by providing multiple on-line copies of data. This is achieved primarily through a RAID1 mirror and protects against bad sectors and disk failures.

At some point I should add a small UPS to protect against power outages and brown outs.

**Introduction**

Time to upgrade my ailing, 99% filled 350GB spinning disk mirror.

There were several end user requirements:

**Overview**

This entry covers the technical details of the implementation.

I approached this by breaking down the stack into individual steps and then I conduct performance, security and data management reviews.

**The Physical Stack**

- Storage Devices
- Storage Controller
- Server
- Network
- Site
- User

I think democracy is losing ground in America. I'm not very optimistic about the prospects because it was imperfect to begin with and the last couple years it has lost some ground. Some of these seem out of reach altogether.

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An actionable definition of self-respect is sorely missing from the general public, academic and religious literature, philosophy, everywhere. By this I mean a useful understanding of what self-respect is, how it can be obtained and the positive consequences and advantage of having it. In addition literature often confuses self-esteem and self-respect without properly distinguishing between the two.

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**Preface**

This series is aimed at providing tools for an electrical engineer to analyze data and solve problems in design. The focus is on applying linear algebra to systems of equations or large sets of matrix data.

**Introduction**

This article will attempt to organize the previous series of articles into a decision tree allowing you to quickly choose the best method for a particular problem.

**Procedure**

First, ask yourself some questions about your data and the type of answer you need.

**Preface**

This series is aimed at providing tools for an electrical engineer to analyze data and solve problems in design. The focus is on applying linear algebra to systems of equations or large sets of matrix data.

**Introduction**

This article will demonstrate the use of Markov Chains. This can be used to analyze models with cyclic or or repeated outcomes.

**Preface**

This series is aimed at providing tools for an electrical engineer to analyze data and solve problems in design. The focus is on applying linear algebra to systems of equations or large sets of matrix data.

**Introduction**

This article will demonstrate the use of Leontief Input-Output Models. This can be used to analyze macroeconomic models of production.

**Preface**

This series is aimed at providing tools for an electrical engineer to analyze data and solve problems in design. The focus is on applying linear algebra to systems of equations or large sets of matrix data.

**Introduction**

This article will demonstrate the use of adjacency matrices to analyze interconnected vertices (for example map or network data).