* Posts by The Count Is Dead

9 posts • joined 18 Jul 2019

South Korea bods open source NVMe storage controller to save academics, non-profits a bundle

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Unhappy

I suspect

Companies like Intel are going to be most displeased.

NetApp reorg: Plans to 'scale public cloud', grow storage systems biz as company sheds hundreds of staffers

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I'm really surprised

That NetApp is still in business. I interviewed with them in something like 2010 or so. They haven't really been setting the market on fire since then. To bad there's no zombie company icon.

FYI: Chromium's network probing accounts for about half DNS root server traffic, says APNIC

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Totally agree

This is really annonying at where I work (some no name really big tech company).

VMware gives its desktop hypervisors the power to spawn local K8s clusters

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Thumb Down

My problem with VMware

Has been that these days they only offer Workstation on a 1 year subscription basis. Which means you have to buy the same thing again every year. When I buy something I'm going to use it for however long I see fit.

Their 3 device license doesn't change that. KVM is free, learn to use it.

First alligators, then dogs, now Basil Fawlty is trying to standardise social distancing measures

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Trollface

The Basil Fawlty becomes official measurement in the U.S.

In the U.S. state of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has issued a executive order proclaiming that the Basil Fawlty shall be the officially recognized measure of social distancing. Although we did have to play a few episodes for her before she got with the program.

Lockdown team building: Actualise the potentiality of your workforce... through the power of video games

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Pint

If you say

"Actualise the potentiality of your workforce" one more time I'm gonna fly over to London and break the pint your drinking over your head.

Forget tabs – the new war is commas versus spaces: Web heads urged by browser devs to embrace modern CSS

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Facepalm

You just had to go with...

The Boy George pun didn't you? Now I'm gonna have that song stuck in my head all day.

Damn you to hell!

Google Cloud rolls out of bed, slips on suit, draws up premium support, vows to take it SLO to lure enterprises

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FAIL

Imagine the usage and tracking info they will be able to gather with their "intimate knowledge" of your application stack. Advertisers are gonna love this.

Rust in peace: Memory bugs in C and C++ code cause security issues so Microsoft is considering alternatives once again

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FAIL

If you would just hire

Developers who actually know what they're doing instead of every chip-as-chips H1-B from everywhere-stan then you wouldn't need a language to save your ass.

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