I know many people that just type in the usual Google public DNS when they need to add one to a computer or server. It’s easy right!? Just remember 126.96.36.199 and/or 188.8.131.52 it’s a no brainer! But what are we REALLY doing when we use Google for DNS? Your chosen DNS servers translate domains (xyz.com) […]
(Reposted here from my LinkedIn) A brief history of everything… (SysAdmin related) There has been a lot of hype over the last year on container solutions, like Docker, with an ever growing and sometimes fragmented group of supporting projects. What does this all mean for the cloud and the future of hosting applications? Pre-Cloud and […]
(Cross post from my Google+) I have always been a die-hard paper book lover. Nothing to me smells better than a old used book store. But I have recently finally given in to the eReader boom. I have had a Viewsonic gTablet I hacked with Android Honeycomb for about 6 months. On it I have […]
I was reading about how a new record of 100TB per second was achieved recently. Which begs the question: Why do I not even get 10Mbps download speeds??? It seems that US data connection providers are charging a lot for the same speed I got l got last year and the year before.
Some statistics I have gathered for a presentation I am working on. 53% of Facebook users play games 19% say they are addicted 69% of Facebook gamers are women 20% have paid money for in-game benefits 56 million people play daily (more than the population of England) 290 million people play monthly (almost as many […]