* Posts by Carl Heaton

7 publicly visible posts • joined 26 Mar 2008

Nominet to hike price of UK web domains by 50%

Carl Heaton

Re: Regulation?

The history on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.uk and http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/07/03/nominet_joins_icann/

Ed Vaizey seemed to be asking similar questions a few years ago but got distracted, sad state of affairs when gov.uk getting involved looks like a good option...

Q: Why pay for DNS?

Carl Heaton


DDoS mitigation is the only good reason for outsourcing public facing DNS.

Citrix touts XenServer hypervisor ramp

Carl Heaton


It'd be nice to hear some analysis and figures on the new Citrix CSP/SPLA offering and how the model of providing the basics for free and the HA/advanced stuff on a pay-per VM basis might play out once they gain more traction. Especially how the training and certification requirement for CSP might impact income and traction.

World's electrical grids open to attack

Carl Heaton

@Charles Manning

> They're almost all in private networks and well partitioned, particularly when designed and installed by ABB or similar.


> Your Facebook-hacking script kiddy just does not stand a chance of getting access.

Why would they want access? Only terrorists and seriously organised criminals would profit (extortion or destruction) from such an exploit.

Hilton documentary reveals hidden side of Paris

Carl Heaton


Adria Petty?

Daughter of rocker Tom Petty?

Thinks Paris is hardworking, smart and cool?

NOW it makes sense.

Parallels pads hosting play with ModernGigabyte buy

Carl Heaton
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no mention of psoft...

...that little hosting acquisition from comodo and what Parallels game plan might be?