I hope Jon Langemak doesn’t feel too bad. I’ve never tried out TMUX before either. He’s been running it through its paces and likes what he sees. After reading his walkthrough, I’ll definitely give it a try as well. If you’re joining Jon and myself in the “Never Heard of TMUX” Club, let me fill you in. TMUX lets you share a terminal session with another user. Perhaps more usefully (at least for me), its a robust terminal session manager, with support for numerous concurrent panes within a given window.
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There aren’t enough enterprise IT infographics. Okay, maybe there aren’t enough worthwhile enterprise IT infographics. Regardless, Tom Carpenter put together a fun little one that certainly helps fill the void. If you’ve ever been told your 802.11ac access points require more than 1 Gbps, save this infographic to shove back in their face (figuratively or course, it would be rude otherwise).
I’ve always thought Intel’s NUCs were a rather odd bread. For one, I don’t understand how NUC stands for “Apple won’t upgrade the Mac Mini so here’s something for you tiny PC people”. The other thing is what Intel wants you to use them for.
Mark Henderson, a site engineer for Stack Overflow, walks through how the site picked their DNS provider. The site previously bounced between on-premises BIND servers and DNS services offered through Cloudflare. In light of the Dyn DDoS attack, the site wanted more robust protection from a future outage.
My life has been a lie. Up until reading this article, I thought my RAID setup was providing a backup of my data. I’ve longed idolized ZFS for its robust snapshotting capabilities, thinking that was a formidable backup as well. My walls of perception have been torn asunder by the fundamental question of what actually is a backup. This Socratic examination goes to the root of the question.
As a jaded AMD fanboy, I’m not only getting on the hype train, I’m the conductor taking tickets from everyone else. I will shovel hype coal into the hype train, and send it hurtling down the hype tracks with all available speed. For once in the last seven years or so, it looks like AMD is going to be able to toe-to-toe with the best chips Intel has to offer, and might even come out on top.