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Why I never will use bitcoins

I’ve followed the development of bitcoins for a while and I’ve from the start avoided to get involved (i.e. using bitcoins). I don’t think that there is anything wrong with bitcoin in itself. It’s a real awesome innovation. However, I don’t think that bitcoin will ever work in the real world. Here is why.

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Blog down time

Azure and PHP 5.5 didn’t seem to get along very much.

Got a lot of this in the log suddenly (without any modifications):


[07-Feb-2014 05:15:00 America/Los_Angeles] PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library 'D:\Program Files (x86)\PHP\v5.5\ext\php_sqlsrv.dll' - The specified module could not be found.
in Unknown on line 0
[07-Feb-2014 05:15:00 America/Los_Angeles] PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library 'D:\Program Files (x86)\PHP\v5.5\ext\php_pdo_sqlsrv.dll' - The specified module could not be found.
in Unknown on line 0

I’ve reverted to PHP 5.4 in the Azure Management web. All seems to work OK. Thumbs crossed.


Windows azure & WordPress

I had a minor down time due to a failing WordPress plugin update. I had to manually delete the failing plugins using the FTP account which is hidden inside the publish profile XML which you can download. Now I manually have to reinstall those plugins.




More relevant ads please.

I just read that Mozilla are going to block third party cookies in the next version of Firefox (optional, but blocking is on per default). That’s great. Let’s get rid of the web site/usage tracking that all advertising services has.

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Azure shut me down again

Yet again I got shut down by Azure. This time the CPU quote was exceeded just a couple of hours into the new quota period.

I’ve switched to “Reserved” mode which doesn’t have the same limits (which is not said anywhere in the management interface).



Downdown again

Sorry for being down again. My website mysteriously at all of my CPU quota at Azure = being suspended without notification.

More about that later (or check my PDF blog post in my twitter account)


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