* Posts by sprag

4 posts • joined 5 Feb 2010

Yet another Java zero-day vuln is being exploited

sprag

Java6 EOL

Java 6 EOL was yesterday -- we'll see if Oracle decides to patch it or if they're going to stick with the EOL date.

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Hoosiers to get the world's fastest academic super

sprag
Linux

Indiana University

The data center pictured is already built -- I've got machines in it. Unfortunately Big Red (and its successor) are in another part of the building so I can't go and gawk at it.

The word on the street is that the machine will cost on the order of $7.5 million.

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IBM fires Power-powered Penguins at x86's weak spots

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Linux

Re: Bah!

Well, if the price/performance is better than x86 then it might be a good fit for high-cpu workloads (video processing, for example). AIX used to suck severely when it came to building open source tools (back in the 5.x days. ffmpeg was nearly impossible to build) so if you're using the linux stack and various open source tools there might be an advantage.

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Carly Fiorina unleashes 'demon sheep'

sprag
WTF?

All that ad needs is Yakety sax

Oh, here's one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvclTQcF5uk

I'm hoping that its just the first in a series of ads!

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