We’ve had customers migrating off of it for the past few years, as bugs have gone un-addressed, reports closed, and discussions cut off or ignored. Its costing us too much in support time and effort now. Its time to pull the plug. I like many things about gluster. Really I do. I’ve been a strong … Read moreThe last straw for us for gluster
… and believe it or not, I forgot to mention it. This is the first time in company history that we had a backlog going into Q1. Orders being built and tested on the last work day of the year. We grew, not the amount we had originally forecast, but we understand why (and sadly … Read moreWe had a record setting, knock the barn doors down year last year
I am obviously not a lawyer, and I’ve not consulted one. Feel free to point out my mistakes, and note that this is not legal advice. You need to speak to a lawyer on that, I am just guessing. The language on here is pretty clear as to what Red Hat owns. I have no … Read moreSomething has been bugging me about the CentOS absorption by Red Hat
JRE 7 u 51. Self signed Java console applet. Let the hilarity begin. I tried uploading our own cert and key to the unit. No luck. Its the applet the needs to be re-signed. This is the joyous message that awaits: Of course, the IPMIview tool sorta kinda works. Though its useless for remote support … Read moreYay, latest Java update broke Supermicro remote console
See here which is the response to the arvix article here. While the Facebook data scientists refer to their post as a debunking, using irrelevant metric (enrollment vs google rank? and the theory behind this is … what?), the paper points out something quite important. Social networking success has been largely ephermal, and not sustainable. … Read moreAn analytical takedown, gone awry
So I’ve got a Mac Mini and a Linux machine on my desk at work. I am trying hard to use the Mac Mini for day to day stuff, but the sheer broken-ness of the keyboard (yes, really) for Mac’s is driving me near batty. I am trying though. (Hint to Apple: You aren’t better … Read moreWhen bugs attack … the case of the ever expanding VirtualBox image
See this page for more. Inclusive of this merging is a new set of requirements for using the word CentOS. Since we ship an updated and modified kernel, and we update and modify packages to reflect our needs, we are going to have to alter our “CentOS derived distribution” statement. Or switch to another distribution. … Read moreCentOS™ merges with Red Hat
I honestly no longer even write a nice note to their ISP. I just tend to block the whole ISP from reaching our site(s). Its easier, and lower pain for us. Definitely saddens me that we have to do this, but I see enough probes in our logs that I have to.