* Posts by 3Sails

9 posts • joined 30 Apr 2020

Texan's alleged Amazon bombing effort fizzles: Militia man wanted to take out 'about 70 per cent of the internet'


Re: Christian Militia Terrorist

May I draw your attention to the UDA, UVF, RHC and LVF...all avowedly Christian and all committed to murder in the name of their God and Country. You're welcome.

Canonical releases Ubuntu on Windows Preview with early builds, new tools for the brave


Re: Strange People

It's an absolute boon for enterprise terraformers. Once you've got ubuntu setup to play nice with VSCode, git, terraform, Azure/AWS and python it all fits together perfectly.

Project Bicep: Microsoft muscles in on Terraform's territory to manage Azure resources with code


No idempotency, no party.

Apple appears to be charging Brits £309 to replace AirPods Max batteries, while Americans need only stump up $79


Serves them right, mugs.

Oracle opens second Indian cloud region in bid to keep pace in make-or-break market


It is awful.

Oracle's cloud effort is a laughing stock.

Anyone who has worked with Azure, AWS, Digital Ocean et al is reduced to fits of the giggles when they see the state of it.

We're kinda forced to by our HR's legacy and the level of contempt it shows to it's customers by charging "HOW MUCH?" for it is remarkable.

They deserve to go tits up.

HP's hoping it'll be second time lucky with launch of Reverb G2 nerd goggles



Been biding my time as I want to play through Half Life:Alyx and fancy Elite in VR.

This might be the one! Looking forward to the reviews.

'VPs shouldn't go publicly rogue'... XML co-author Tim Bray quits AWS after Amazon fires COVID-19 whistleblowers

Big Brother

Re: Who are the downvoters, in this comment thread

Just following orders.

Mystery cloud added 10,000 new AMD Epyc servers in under ten days to handle demand for you know what


The SAP's!

I've seen how sap instances behave on Azure AMD farms, the results are very interesting indeed. Intel have some proper worries.

You can get a mechanical keyboard for £45. But should you? We pulled an Aukey KM-G6 out of the bargain bin


Ducky Shine 7!

You'll have to prise it out from under my cold dead hand.

Seriously, the amount of time we all spend keyboard bashing it's amazing how we put up with flyweight crap.


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