Windows İadesi Macerası – Gün 1

Recently, I bought a new laptop. Not suprisingly, a Microsoft Windows operating-system had been preinstalled. I wanted it to be removed. This post tells the first day of the story… in Turkish. Geçtiğimiz perşembe günü (13.01.2011) Profilo AVM’deki (Mecidiyeköy / İstanbul) Teknosa Extra mağazasından Casper marka bir bilgisayar satın aldım. Şaşırtıcı olmayan bir şekilde, Microsoft […]

Storing MAC address in a MySQL database

Today, I encountered a problem: storing MAC address in a MySQL database. MAC addresses (something like “01:23:45:67:78:AB”) contain six hexadecimal (base 16) values. This means each hexadecimal field can store 256 (2 to the power of 8, in base 10) values. It’s 8 bits (= 1 byte) for each value. 6 field x 8 bit […]