* Posts by fredesmite

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IBM stands for I Block Money, says sales rep: Big Blue sued yet again by its own staff over 'missing' commissions

fredesmite
Mushroom

IBM ....

India Business Machines

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Re: Not rocket science

They still deserve what they officially earned and contractual agreements the agreed to.

Remember the big IBM 360 mainframe rescue job? For now, Brexit has ballsed it up – big iron restorers

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Mushroom

India Business Machines

India Business Machines has gone to great lengths to ensure no employees are left from that era ..they have been replaced with hipsters playing cloud programmers.

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ti-990

I know a man who had and entire TI-990 minicomputer ,crt monitors, big trident hard disks dx10 OS running in his garage for many ,many years .

Remember when Bezos whined about having too much money? Amazon's Q3 will help out with that

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Mushroom

$50,000,000

You would need to make $50,000,000 a year for the next 2000 years to be as rich as him or Gates

Pentagon beams down $10bn JEDI contract to Microsoft: Windows giant beats off Bezos

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Re: Does this mean ... NEW COLOR CHOICES !

Microsoft now gives users their own color choice when the SOD happens

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Re: Bad week for Bezos

You could make $50,000,000 a year for 2000 years and still not be a rich as either of them

Mark Hurd is dead

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Re: Work Life Balance

He never "retired"

He took time-off on a " medical leave "

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Re: With him gone from the company HP downfall started...

Those made at FoxxConn in China machines do last a long time

fredesmite
Mushroom

HP - " Not Invented Here"

Under Hurd - the " INVENT" logo went to " Outsourced to lowest bidder "

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Re: More accurate

Asshole froze salaries while he earned $23m a year

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Mushroom

Pancreatic Cancer

it kills in weeks ; if your poop floats and is green - go see a doctor ASAP

Think your VMware snapshots are all good? Guess again if you're on Windows Server 2019

fredesmite
Mushroom

If you use any Windows server crap

you get what you deserve.

IBM: Why yes, Red Hat is doing great. Thanks for asking. The rest of Big Blue? Sure, wait – someone's at the door...

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Mushroom

paid $34b for redhat

whose income was just $300m

Do they have any math experts at IBM ?I

Yahoo! Groups' closure and a tale of Oftel: Die-hard users 'informally' included telcos

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Yahoo is still alive ?

I thought it died years ago

Father of Unix Ken Thompson checkmated: Old eight-char password is finally cracked

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Mushroom

4 days to crack ?

Why bother ?

Nutanix lures cloudy bingers with Danish trilogy: HPE GreenLake deal, ServiceNow tie-up and ProLiant DX pact

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Re: No thanks

Unfortunately -- most IT = SMB are simply too stupid to do hi-tech anymore

Surprise! Copying crummy code from Stack Overflow leads to vulnerable GitHub jobs

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We never had these problems

back in the days of punch cards and paper tape!

After 72 hours of recurring outages, you'd be forgiven for wanting to slightly tweak the first syllable of Bitbucket

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Mushroom

Remember - Cloud computing is ...

Nothing more that posting your crap on the same computers millions of other people are using and expecting the equipment owners to care more about it than you do

Serverless neither magically faster nor cheaper, dev laments

fredesmite
Mushroom

Remember - Cloud computing is

Nothing more that posting your crap on the same computers millions of other people are using and expecting the equipment owners to care more about it than you do

Oracle demands $12K from network biz that doesn't use its software

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Re: Glad Oracle did this..

xen is dead. Even AWS is ditching it for KVM.

US immigration uses Google Translate to scan people's social media for bad posts – Er, don't do that, says everyone else

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You would have to be a complete MORON

And retarded to use your own ID on any social media site.

Dropbox Paper: Handy for collaborating... oh and harvesting email addresses, too

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Mushroom

Remember - Cloud computing and document sharing

Is nothing more that posting your crap on the same computers millions of other people are using and expecting the equipment owners to care more about it than you do

You've got (Ginni's) mail! Judge orders IBM to cough up CEO, execs' internal memos in age-discrim legal battle

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Dell,HP , IBM ,

All guilty. You won't find middle age employees at any of them.

fredesmite
Mushroom

IBM -- India Business Machines

They are nothing but a skeleton of an American company

Oracle's Mark Hurd hits pause as co-CEO, says he needs time to deal with health issues

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umm

Jodie Fisher ?

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He has made $100m a year for the past decade

I'd be sick too and leave

Larry Ellison tiers Amazon a new one: Oracle cloud gets 'always' free offer, plus something about Linux

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Mushroom

Remember - Cloud computing

Is nothing more than putting your crap on someone else's computer that other people are using , and expecting the owners to care more about it than you do..

The service are nothing more than live yum updates and live patching

We sense a great disturbance in the Salesforce: File-slinging feature breaks down for more than 12 hours

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Mushroom

Re: Not to bash Salesforce, but

private companies start off-loading storage to the cloud thinking it will have a more long life , stable storage environment than on-prem , and overall cost "less " -- until they discover they can't access it, or hacked , or lost completely

fredesmite
Mushroom

Remember - Cloud computing

Is nothing more than putting your crap on someone else's computer that other people are using , and expecting the owners to care more about it than you do..

Mike drop, DXC-ya later! Lawrie immediately ejects as CEO from IT outsourcing giant

fredesmite
Mushroom

DXC -- Just another cesspool staffing shitthole

Instead of a hi-tech - it's NO TECH

HPE may as well have stayed at home in bed: Biz turns non-profit as sales fall, costs rise

fredesmite
Mushroom

Remember HP use to use "INVENT" as a logo ?

Now they use : OUTSOURCED TO THE LOWEST BIDDER

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Mushroom

The LAYOFFS will be HUGE

Whose left to turn off the lights ?

The story so far: How's that Autonomy High Court battle with HPE looking at half-time?

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Mushroom

Buyers at HPE were a bunch of Trump Univ grads?

No one did a real investigation?

Suckers.

How four rotten packets broke CenturyLink's network for 37 hours, knackering 911 calls, VoIP, broadband

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Mushroom

I'll try this at work on Monday

Using my packet injection program.

Should be a hoot.

IBM hears the RISC-V kids partying next door, decides it will make its Power CPU ISA free, too

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POWER still isn''t dead ?

No one uses it but IBM

IBM, Intel tease 2020's specialist chips: Power9 'bandwidth beast' – and Spring Crest Nervana neural-net processor

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Too bad no one uses Power9

Except IBM

Apple is a filthy AWS, Azure, Google reseller, gripe punters: iPhone giant accused of hiding iCloud's real backend

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AWS owns you

On the CNN report on Amazon last week - a journalist tried to disconnect from AWS on everyday web browsing by creating a app that would alert her to when any queries went to AWS - she found it impossible to avoid AWS backend

Cisco axes hundreds, shares tumble amid China cut-off – but we're winning the trade war, right? So much winning

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American companies GAVE IP to China

All this crap that China stealing IP is a lie . US corporations gave them those products to mass produce

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Re: How can this be?

Jina announced they have stopped imports of ALL AMERICAN FARMER products. No longer limited to soy and grains.

fredesmite
Mushroom

Trade wars are EASY

to win

hahaha.

Cloud computing's no PICNIC*: Yep, biggest security risks down to customer, not provider

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Re: Rice-Davies applies

Coined in 1999 by then-Cornell psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger, the eponymous Dunning-Kruger Effect is a cognitive bias whereby people who are incompetent at something are unable to recognize their own incompetence

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Remember - Cloud computing . .....

Is nothing more than putting your crap on someone else's computer that other people are using , and expecting the owners to care more about it than you do..

No wonder nothing works anymore. You can't find anyone responsible for anything.

Cloudflare punts far-right hate-hole 8chan off the internet after 30 slayed in US mass shootings

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400 millions guns im Amurika

300m people with easy access , no questions asked

Do the math ; Guns aren't going away

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Remember - Cloud computing

Any IT hack can set up a Linux server at home in a couple of hours to host this crap.

You don't need CloudFlare

Jeff Bezos feels a tap on the shoulder. Ahem, Mr Amazon, care to explain how Capital One's AWS S3 buckets got hacked?

fredesmite
Mushroom

Remember - Cloud computing

Is nothing more than putting your crap on someone else's computer that other people are using ,

and expecting the owners to care more about it than you do..

No wonder nothing works anymore. You can't find anyone responsible for anything.

A simple SQL query is all you need if you have credentials of the DB:

connectstring="ip=10.10.10.10, user=admin/password"

db = cx_capone.connect(connectstring)

query = "select *from system.capOne. where rownum< 1000000"

cursor = db.cursor()

cursor.execute(query)

results = cursor.fetchall()

pprint.pprint(results)

AWS still a cash machine for Bezos, Intel is down a 5G modem biz, and Google is on Tulsi Gabbard's bad side

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Happy

I am only interested in

What Tulsi’s landing zone looks like

As many as 100,000 IBM staff axed in recent years as Big Blue battles to reinvent itself from IT's 'old fuddy duddy'

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India Business Machines.

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Re: Last chance saloon

wipro , HCL ,.. and other hordes of Injun cesspools .

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re-training is seldom done

That is the OLD way of human asset management.

Why waste months of salary on a 15 year old employee making a $130K, when they can quickly be replaced with a stiff making 1/2 of that in a cesspool shittHole country and get immediate return on investment ?

EMPLOYEES ARE A BURDON . THEY COST MONEY . YOU ARE NOTHING MORE THAN A LUMP OF COAL WAITING TO BE BURNED OUT AND SHOVED OUT FOR THE NEXT BATCH

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