Timothy Prickett Morgan over at The Register has penned an article entitled, “Fake server beats real server in web test”. The gist of the article is that VMWare has released results showing that virtual Linux servers running on VMWare’s ESX hypervisor have garnered the highest single-server performance for a 16-core machine, and significantly beat out [...]
So, I apologize upfront for the title, but I couldn’t resist. Plura Processing came to my attention through my participation in the Cloud Computing Form as someone with a genuinely interesting idea – harvesting browser time spent on websites to process compute cycles on behalf of third-parties.
I’m not actually pleased about this, since I used to deal with a 24/7 web infrastructure and having to keep it up (and how painful that is), but Google is so omnipresent that any downtime is devastating. At the moment, every link from a search gives you a “Warning – visiting this web site may [...]
Michael Arrington, over at TechCrunch, has gotten ahold of some of the contents of a private Google Group that Google HR set up to get some feedback on why people left the company. Reading through the thread, it all seems like your typical gripes that ex-employees have about why they left the company, with some [...]
Well, hello, and welcome to a new blog. If you’re seeing this post, it means I haven’t gotten far enough along in writing content to have this scroll off the main page. Sorry about that. My name is Matthew Zito – I work in technology, and you can find more information about me in the [...]