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How could you transfer chunks of files (>1TB) over network and how would you design a solution ?

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I answered uftp/multicast with rsync or bittorrent. However the Interviewer felt it was not a good answer but failed to give any better solutions. Seriously ??? many highly scalable companies use bittorrent or uftp multicast to deliver files such as twitter or facebook.

What's the worst thing you eer broke and how did you cover it up?

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You have a server that can pull data from the outside world, but not receive it. What do you do?

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"What has been your most rewarding customer service experience?"

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The toughest question was a troubleshooting scenario that involved an improperly provisioned machine that had been shut off a few years ago and was accidentally powered on, breaking an application's functionality.

Questions revolving around the config management tool puppet.

How do you present a volume to a unix based system

What is difference between Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtualization tool and VMWare

What experience do you have with HIPAA and working with highly sensitive information?

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