For some, the very idea of a travel router is inherently geeky. But that wasn’t enough for Justin Paul. He went on the quest to find the geekiest travel router, and it looks like he succeeded.
AMD announced their second generation Threadripper CPU, now with up to 32-cores on a single socket. This would seem to be a direct consumer adaptation of their EPYC server platform. But interestingly, the underly consumer TR4 platform may limit performance due to memory limitations.
This week on IT Origins, we spoke to Alastair Cooke. In the interview, we learn how Alastair got his start in IT via Novell Netware, some insight into the early days of the New Zealand Internet, and where he hopes to see the IT industry going in the next few years.
Atlassian is shuttering HipChat and Stride, leaving Slack and Microsoft Teams the major competitors in the ChatOps market. Nathaniel Avery makes the argument that this consolidation may actually make for better products down the road.
Kubernetes + Handbrake = a transcoding beast. Carolyn Van Slyck goes through her journey of putting together a five node cluster inspired by My Little Pony.
Tom Hollingsworth flies solo in this episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown. In this episode, he reviews how AMD can cross-license x86 in China, Alibaba Cloud partnering in the UK, and the fate of Tintri.
Pure Storage’s AIRI platform provides a converged infrastructure approach for ML and AI workloads, combining FlashBlade and NVIDIA DGX-1 servers. Chris Evans sees this as a more fundamental achievement, creating reference architectures around specific applications to best take advantage of FlashBlade.
I own a 2016 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Yes, that’s the most concise way to describe it. While it’s proven a serviceable machine for my work, I don’t know what makes it “professional”. I suppose the inclusion of a quartet of Thunderbolt 3 ports is a pro-grade feature. But a middling dual-core processor, […]
Greg Ferro gives some important to advice to any established or aspiring influencer in the IT world. He encourages everyone to take a stab at blogging and to stick with it because, eventually, someone will notice your hard work and make your effort worth it.
This week on the podcast, we have an interview with SolarWinds Head Geek Leon Adato, recorded on-premises from our lovely Hudson, Ohio offices. We discussed how Leon went from Theater major to working in tech education, what exactly a head geek does, and finishes with some great career advice. This episodes is sponsored by SolarWinds.