The Sentinel - Monolithic, Off-Grid, Clustertype Solar Powered Supercomputer for use Outdoors for 100+ years.

on 22 Nov 2021  Posted by Administrator  Category: Technology  Comments: 1
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Our flagship product for 2022 is the new "Sentinel" monolith containing our Gordo8 scalable core system  #solaronemonolith.   

Four Sentinels, with their basic configuration = a 32 computer Data Center.   A data center with no power bill.   A data center with no building.  A data center controlled or accessed by any Internet Device.
Most importantly a Data Center with no emissions built to last 100 years (with replacement parts)

The Sentinel's functions are included but not limited to:

  • Web, Streaming Media, Database, Servers
  • Offsite Backup Servers
  • Scalable Servers
  • Sensor Platforms
  • Farm or Well Controls
  • Observatories
  • History and Science Archives 
  • Sun Dials
  • Relay Stations
  • Emergency Aid Stations
  • SatCom Stations
  • Video Phones
  • Atmospheric and Weather Equipment and Servers

These are not plans or dreams, but products we are producing.    Find the article on the Gordo-8 to get further information, configuration and pricing.

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The 3 Keys to Safe Social Media - Including: Meta (Facebook), LinkedIn, Twitter, Google and all the rest. :)

on 28 Oct 2021  Posted by CorpRattX  Category: Technology  Comments: 0
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The problem with Facebook and other Social Media is not the Algorithm, the extremists, or the hackers - it is the Lack of a "KEYs. "

Three KEYs are needed: better Architecture, better Filters, and a new type of KEY, we will call a "Facts Table." (more on that below)

First Key is better Architecture.

Second Key is better Filters

Third Key is to create a "Facts Table" 

A facts table, to let those undecided see both sides; minus the falsehoods or political spin. To appeal to both sides and let everyone cool off with a little reality.  This "Third Key," a "Facts Table," briefly expresses both sides of an argument, or topic, or keyword: but is filtered for spin and misrepresentations.

The 3 Keys to safe, secure, social media in 2021.

Todd W. Byars
ComputerDudes
www.thecomputerdudesinc.com

#toddwbyars #computerdudes #solaronemonolith #thecloudisdead #socialmedia #algorithms #keys #security #truth #freespeech #peace #worktogether #build

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Gordo-8: A Systems and Pricing Review

on 19 Aug 2021  Posted by CorpRattX  Category: Technology  Comments: 2
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The Computer Dudes, Inc's research on Single Board Computers, SBC's, began in the 1990s.   SBC's use very little electricity.  In the 1990s SBC's were only used for traffic signs and such.  The first SBC Computer Dudes used was a 80846.

For the last 3 years we have developed and are in production with the Gordo-8 and Gordo-12 Series.   The number beside the name indicates how many computers are in the cluster.  
The Gordo Series uses a round core which allows for many motherboards to be run in a cluster or as separate servers. 

Gordo-8 Base Configuration

Node Zero: Control Node
Node One: Apache Server
Node Two:  Samba 4 Server with 1 Tb SSD, USB 3.1
Node Three:  Samba Node (controlled by Samba4 Server)
Node Four: Raspberrian Server or Workstation
Node Five: Backup Server for Files, Data and Video
Node Six:  CUPS / Print Server
Node Seven:  Routing and Security Server

Base Pricing


Gordo-8 Monolithic Solar:  $9,750

Gordo-8 Standard plug in / indoor version:  $5,750

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The Cloud Failed. "I came to bury it, not praise it." The solution to hacking and ransomware is - Virtualization and Hardware Based clustering.

on 03 Jul 2021  Posted by CorpRattX  Category: Technology  Comments: 0
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The Cloud FAILED and is now an Obsolete Architecture.    You can quote me on that if you like:  Todd W. Byars,  July 1, 2021

All Clouds should be replaced immediately with a hardware based solutions and FULL Virtualization.   Modern, real time, incremental backups are recommended too.

How to Implement a Switch from Clouds to Hardware Clusters running full Virtualization:

  • Create Transition Plan to move from Clouds to Hardware Clusters.    VMware is our primary recommendation.  VMware in Command Line Interface, CLI, without all the GUI controls, gauges and services.
  • Select Micro-ITX or smaller motherboard computers that run cool or even fanlessly. Select Linux Load (preferred) or Windows Load or Other Load Procedure
  • Build Hardware, Setup and Test with Dummy Loads and Dummy Database.  After burn in and load testing run your pentesting and QA
  • Migrate Data to new Hardware Based Clustering.
  • Test, Run Live, Stress Test, PenTest and verify those backups.
  • Turn Clouds Off.

This problem is LARGE and GLOBAL.  So, The Computer Dudes, Inc and I, once again, GIVE you the procedure to use and share.   

It is for everyone, everywhere, including our competition who we consider as brothers and sisters in IT rather than competition.  So PLEASE SHARE!  

Who's your pal?  ;)  Todd  
www.thecomputerdudesinc.com 

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Computer Dudes - Stand Down for 30 Days, Large Contract for Security Products Pending

on 14 Jun 2021  Posted by CorpRattX  Category: Technology  Comments: 0
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Computer Dudes - Stand Down for 30 Days, Large Contract for Security Products Pending

Continue All Projects.   Continue all Contracts.  Check on your clients. Verify Backups.  

No new clients for 30 days as Enterprise Level - International Security Group considers security product purchase and production.

We will continue to post on our line of Monolithic Solar Supercomputers, which are Polymorphic.    The Computer Dudes, Inc are still on track to the worlds first outdoor
off grid Data Center made of Granite Monoliths, requiring no wired connections that is sensor platform or public information kiosk friendly.

The primary benefit of our Solar One Monolith system is No Data Center Cost, No Electric Bill, No Air Conditioners, no hurricane proof buildings, no
need for huge backup generators with thousands of gallons of fuel. #solaronemonolith on LinkedIn 

That and it is designed to last 100 year with spare parts which are modular and preprogrammed for each client.  

Todd W. Byars
Field Engineer, Founder, Inventor, Teacher
The Computer Dudes, Inc
a Dunn and Bradstreet listed company

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The Computer Dudes offer our solution to the wave of Hacking and Ransomware hitting the United States and World

on 07 Jun 2021  Posted by CorpRattX  Category: Technology  Comments: 0
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Here at Computer Dudes we believe everyone is in this together.    That it is good people and good corporations vs bad people and bad corporations.

We believe all Computer Techs, Architects, Engineers, Server Techs, Security Companies and even other Companies in any of these fields NOT to be our 
competition, but as our Brothers and Sisters. In that spirit, I give to your our current procedures for cleaning a home or office that has been hacked.

Read, Enjoy and PLEASE SHARE.   This is for computer users, phone users, techs and families too.   Print out a copy if you want.

Computer Dudes Standard House/Office Sweep with Data Capture and Reset of All Devices.

Procedure: 

  • Once a site or client has been hacked, enter the location and do a full scan of all Wi-Fi Signals, Sources, IP Numbers, Routers, Network and Devices.   (software Wireshark, Wi-Fi Analyzer App on Phone)
  • After data is recorded and your paperwork/report has been started, turn off all Routers, Devices, Phones, TVs and everything else that uses the network or Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Repeat Scans. Locate items and turn them OFF.
    Repeat Scans until everything is clear. Make your notes.
  • Setup laptop for Nmap capture. Reactivate client's Main Router. Capture for 30 minutes.
  • Look at your data for abnormalities, strange IPs, scripts, hack attempts and signals from any hacker attempting to reconnect to the hacked devices, their IP, location, time and ISP. Copy all reports and data and submit to law enforcement.
  • Factory reset EVERY device in the house. Then, do Firmware Upgrades and test. Have the client set much longer and stronger passwords and remind them to change those from time to time and NOT to share them.
  • File Report and/or Invoice.   Have your people contact the ISP where the hacker accessed and get them cut off.   Block all IP's from the hackers or even by region.
  • Train Client on Basic Safety.
  • Present Client with Final Reports and/or Invoices.
  • Clean and Reset Laptop You Used to Clean Network and Capture Data so it is ready for the next job. 

This is our Standard Operating Procedure for June 2021.

Todd W. Byars
Computer Dudes
A Dunn and Bradstreet Listed Company
Local, State, Regional, National, International 

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CorpRattX
1 week ago
Computer Dudes - Tallahassee now has more drones than employees.

Water and Underwater Drones have been selected for purchase and testing.

Drones are better for practical applications and fun than for War.
:)T

CorpRattX
1 week ago
Our #libraryforspace project now has 324 Books 217 Mb Uncompressed - 77 Mb Compressed. :) :) :)

Neither NASA nor the Library of Congress responded to our requests.

So we go around them and directly to the sources.

Being a former Teacher I am setting the library up with Old Books and New and also Textbooks for PreK-12 and College.
More Updates Soon. :)T

CorpRattX
1 week ago
It has been a rough 7 days. Starting Last Friday 2 Major Storms hit Tallahassee, Florida.
Most of the area was without power for a couple of days.
Today I completed my storm cleanup and delivered the last of the emergency supplies to those on my list.
Everyone is safe and recovery had begun.
Thanks to all who helped, get some rest and family time when you can.
Regards - Todd W. Byars

CorpRattX
2 weeks ago
It does not really matter where you are in Florida or the SE United States you are subject to the weather and power / internet failure even with triple redundant systems.
I just lost a nice post for this website when went to post it and the Internet blinked. Then the power blinked. Now its raining.
In 15 minutes the sun will be out again. Crazy Summer Weather!

CorpRattX
2 weeks ago
Computer Dudes still online after nearby Tornado touchdown.
All Safe...

#solaronemonolith, #solaronedatacenter still online. Grid Power is Down.
No Worries. :)T

CorpRattX
3 weeks ago
Computer Dudes - Global Operations and Aerospace rolled out designs for a new system for Global Cooling.

We have modified a drone to tow or keep on station a large balloon for to block the sun and keep the heat rising while the cool air falls.

The first Test Balloon of Mylar arrives next week.

The project is being discussed with India, Africa, Japan and other Nations on or near the Equator.

More soon... :)T

CorpRattX
4 weeks ago
Space Library Initialized

34 Books Downloaded and Indexed.
More tomorrow.

Our Goal is 5 TB of books and materials for the SPACE LIBRARY project and servers. :)T

CorpRattX
4 weeks ago
Reseller Agreement request - Denied

https://www.avinc.com/

Moving to the next vendor on the list.

Know a US vendor selling Drones for Cargo or Land Management and made in America?

Let us know and we will review their products and give them a call.

Next!! lol ;)T

CorpRattX
4 weeks ago
Drones and Books are coming in!!

Two different projects - rolling smoothly - The Computer Dudes Way.

Library Server Setup began 2 days ago. It is a Linux Cluster - Air Gapped except when we need access.

Drones - we hope to have Drones for Commercial Use such as Land Management, Fire Season, Cargo, Learning to Fly and even possibly racing.

More soon....
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CorpRattX
4 weeks ago
Labcorp dot com - Scheduling and Other Functions DOWN.

8:30 AM Eastern Time
Scheduled Maintenance, Or Other Cause.

One of our clients called it in, we are investigating further. No worries.

Have a Great Day. :)T

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