* Posts by dom_f

15 posts • joined 14 Mar 2012

DigitalOcean drowned my startup! 'We lost everything, our servers, and one year of database backups' says biz boss

dom_f

Re: DigitalOcean hosts hackers

I did.....

Microsoft partner portal 'exposes 'every' support request filed worldwide' today

dom_f

Re: File a support request?

At the moment you get " We are experiencing a problem with our support system. Some features are currently unavailable at this time. An azure support agent will reach out to you." and a support ticket reference beginning "TMP-".......

EUROCONTROL outage causes flight delays across Europe

dom_f

Better than "four nines five" is pretty impressive TBH....

Meltdown/Spectre week three: World still knee-deep in something nasty

dom_f

Re: One step at a time

Moore's law is about the number of transistors, not execution speed, so no they haven't.....

'Don't Google Google, Googling Google is wrong', says Google

dom_f

Re: re: Contacting someone implies you were successful;...

So should be ICMP/IP to follow the same naming? Not that I see UDP/IP used much!

Google can't spare 113 seconds of revenue to compile data on its gender pay gap

dom_f

So it'll cost $100k but it has already spent $500k. Something wrong with these numbers...

Rollout of smart meters continues at a snail's pace

dom_f

I wonder how many are already unused. Bought a new house with a smart meter provided by British Gas. Changed supplier 3 months later and so it stops working..... Waste of time and money.

Why does Skype only show me from the chin down?

dom_f

Re: Ethernet fan out

And drilling the cable was scary.... (yes you had to drill a hole in it to add a device)....

Mercedes answers autonomous car moral dilemma: Yeah, we'll just run over pedestrians

dom_f

Re: Presumed knowledge.

That simply means you are driving too fast - you should be able to stop in the distance you can see to be clear (or half that if not wide enough for 2 vehicles)....

As the US realises it's been PWNED, when will OPM heads roll?

dom_f

you forgot the two copies for filing....

Zero-knowledge proof crypto scheme divines truths from nothing

dom_f

Re: Microsoft Sortware and Nuclear Weapons?

brings a whole new meaning to the Blue screen of Death....

Peak Apple: Has ANYONE at all ordered a new iPhone 5c?

dom_f

Re: Fury

richard?

dom_f

Re: Fury

so as someone who also dumped Linux (Ubuntu in my case) as a desktop and also uses the command line extensively (fancy an awk competition?) I'm down voting this as it's unfair to say Linux has many Kernel panics -it doesn't on decent hardware. In fact my Macbook Pro (which has died very infrequently) is still probably less stable than my Centos/Ubntu VMs....

Dom

Punter strikes back at cold callers - by charging THEM to call HIM

dom_f

yes...

4G hobonet stunt was riddled with flaws, doomed to ridicule

dom_f

Really?

"The heavy demand on the mobile network is more than normal infrastructure is designed to cope with, and Homeless Hotspots adds a useful temporary mobile infrastructure."

So how does that work given the homeless hotspots are sharing the same overloaded mobile infrastructure?

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