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An invention into Snowflake Chart

In order to breakdown a number into further group and further and further I was looking for some visualisation techniques and unfortunately could not find anything within Microsoft's latest Office Suit, Goolge Charts or any other third party that I could find on the internet.

I ended up sticking with MS Excel and used pie but what I need was multiple pies coming out of a pie chart which Excel doesn't do for you. There is a Pie in Pie within Excel 2010 but it can't do anything more than that.

I then ended up creating multiple pies manually and added drawings between the pies for it to look like one chart depicting multiple pies in a pie which did the job for me.

Now the challenge was what to call it and since it very much looked like a snowflake I named it Snowflake Chart. I'll publish more details on how to create it or an example at a later date.

Recovering from WD My Book Live update failure

sudo parted -l
sudo fuseext2 -o ro -o sync_read /dev/sdb4 ~/wd

sudo mount -a
cat /etc/fstab
//192.168.1.1/Public/WD/media/myNetcifsusername=****, password=****, iocharset=utf8, sec=ntlm00

rsync -azvr --progress Data/ /media/myNet/Data/

MBSEC
10m  1.0 sec
100m 10.0 sec
1000m100.0 sec
1024m102.4 sec

1g 1.7 min
10g17.0 min
10g 0.28 hrs
100g 2.8 hrs
200g 5.6 hrs
500g14.0 hrs
1000g28.0 hrs
1500g42.0 hrs
2000g56.0 hrs

10361943.94bytes/sec
10119.08588kb/sec
9.881919804MB/sec


http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2010/09/rsync-command-examples/
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently
http://john-hunt.com/2013/04/25/recovering-data-from-a-wd-mybook-live-2tb-3tbor-similar/