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Coder, sell thyself

Dec. 18, 2014 | MARK BECKNER

But don’t think your success as an independent contractor will require you to become anything like a used-car salesperson. It’s still your skills at the keyboard that will make all the difference.

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Data Rescue 4.1: Same solid data recovery and a new BootWell feature

Dec. 18, 2014 | CHRIS BARYLICK

For years, Prosoft Engineering has made a great product with its Data Rescue line. The application promises to let you mount and work with the hard drives that ordinarily couldn't be mounted. It can ignore any and all slow read warnings that might pop up, and although it might take hours, days, or even weeks, Data Rescue could recover your data, dredge up deleted files, and clone hard drive partitions to more functional devices.

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Creaticity: The trick to adding text to a print layout in Lightroom

Dec. 18, 2014 | LESA SNIDER

Lightroom's Print module makes it easy to design gorgeous print templates, but adding custom text to a print layout is tricky. Oddly enough, Lightroom's Identity Plate feature is the easiest way to get it done, though formatting text can be challenging. In this column you'll learn how to create a new identity plate for use in a print layout, how to create a multi-line identity plate, and how to design your own plate in image editing software.

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APPLICATIONS WHITE PAPERS

Optimize applications with IBM DB2 and IBM FlashSystem

IBM

This white paper explains why storage I/O performance is often the biggest bottleneck in data centers and discusses which database components can be targeted for migration to FlashSystem. It also provides potential improvement metrics with flash compared to HDDs based on several use cases.

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