UNIX

50 shades of Cray

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This post is all about Cray computers.

Microsoft ReFS vs Oracle ZFS - FIGHT!

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Last night, I gave a presentation at WWITPRO (Waterloo Wellington IT Professional Users Group) that demonstrated the differences between ReFS and ZFS. This blog summarizes the key details.

Impressed by a 10 year old desktop computer

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Yes - you read that correctly - I’m surprisingly impressed with a 10 year old desktop computer. Mind you, it’s a 10 year old desktop computer that cost over $16,000 ;-)

QNX on a moon rover

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A new project - we'll see where it goes...

The rise and fall of DEC

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In my previous post, I introduced DEC. Now let's talk about how DEC rose to fame and ultimately met its downfall in 1998.

All about DEC

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Although they were never a household term, DEC was one of the best computer companies of all time. Specifically, we wouldn’t have the Internet, UNIX, or TCP/IP without them!

NeXTSTEP is cool

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And it's the UNIX that eventually became macOS and iOS.

The death of SGI

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Of of the great UNIX giants is now bankrupt.

10 years of UserFriendly.org

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The nerdiest sysadmin web comic on the Internet.

Happy Epoch Day!

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