Day job at HPC on Wall Street on Monday the 9th

We’ll be showing off 2 appliances, with a change of what we are showing/announcing on one due to something not being ready on the business side. The first one is our little 108 port siRouter box. Think ‘bloody fast NAT’ and SDN in general, you can run other virtual/bare metal apps atop it. The second […]

Definitely having one of those days

Massive frustration on multiple fronts, and a few unwelcome surprises. I wish I had karate tonight, and fight night in particular. Lots to work off. I’ll have to be satisfied with weight training tomorrow, and a nice long dog walk tonight. Viewed 56058 times by 4862 viewers

More M&A: Microsoft buys Nokia

This one was almost obvious, it was simply a matter of “when”. Microsoft is trying to put some wood behind its Mobile OS arrow. No one seems to want it, save for the 41MP camera “phone”. In the big picture, Microsoft saw the beginning of an erosion of its market power recently, as more people […]

Latest DeltaV benchmarks

24 bay system, big RAID6. Reads/write 4x RAM size. [root@dv4-3 ~]# df -h /data Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md2 55T 65G 55T 1% /data … WRITE: io=65505MB, aggrb=1580.2MB/s, minb=1580.2MB/s, maxb=1580.2MB/s, mint=41433msec, maxt=41433msec READ: io=65505MB, aggrb=2429.4MB/s, minb=2429.4MB/s, maxb=2429.4MB/s, mint=26964msec, maxt=26964msec Viewed 63188 times by 4860 viewers

Spot on discussion of a fake crisis

Over at IEEE Spectrum, there is a wonderful article that delves into the latest phase of the alleged massive need for more STEM workers. This is a topic I’ve covered a number of times, here, here, here, and here. TL;DR version for newbies: If someone is trying to sell you on this to get you […]