With lot’s of tools made to work with Linux and it’s variants, it’s time to make Windows like Linux Kernel with non GUI core, light and can run quickly on VMs.
Nano has no local login, is 64-bit all the way (applications, tools, and agents), and is fast to set up, update, and restart (for the rare times it needs to restart). It’s perfect for compute hosts in or out of a cluster, a storage host, a DNS server, an IIS web server, and any server-hosting applications running in a container or virtual-machine guest operating system.
Here is an interesting article that describes private cloud architecture within LinkedIn. All the required tooling along with infrastructure has been done by them internally. Summary of what they wanted to achieve in 2009 :
LinkedIn aspires to create systems that are elegant and refined to the point of being invisible
Lot’s of open source solutions melded to achieve this orchestra of tools that provides this invisible infrastructure(that’s the cloud!).
Will they move to Azure with Microsoft acquisition is something we have to see!.
A Camera that has been completely made of parts that were printed using 3D printing technology. Details here. Article has a product breakup shows the different components that were printed, first complex product that I am seeing made using 3D printers, Interesting.
Published an article in DZone, check it out.
Have published a blog post in IEEE computing now site on Docker container experience that I had recently and a brief history about it. Had previously posted one more on OneOps in the same site. Check it out and provide your comments.
Close on heels of releasing Kaby Lake as mentioned in my earlier post, Intel silently announced Apollo Lake, an Atom family chipset for low cost/low power devices like netbooks and tablets.
These are more suitable for IoT and other similar usecases.
IEEE magazine carries a interesting article that traces to origins of microprocessors to pre-Intel era and how some advances before Intel by other companies fell way side with the commercial popularity of Intel chipsets.
There is a 8bit simulator online that revoked memories of my assembly language programming days..