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Postgres and FreeBSD

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open-source object-relational database with over two decades of continuous development. It is one of my favorite databases because of its community, functionality, and extendability. FreeBSD with built-in ZFS support, jails, and several other features is a great platform to host your PostgreSQL instance. 

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Although Windows is not my primary operating system, I do need to use it in order to get my day job done. Therefore I run Windows in a VirtualBox VM. A good habit to have, and I often use is to lock my computer whenever I walk away from it. Unfortunately, this can have some unexpected effects on some desktops. When the focus is on the VM and using the hotkeys (Windows + L) the VM will lock leaving the workstation unlocked. A quick web search didn't reveal the correct solution so I figured I…

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