Kubernetes is increasingly important in IT, but that doesn’t make it any less opaque. Luckily Eric Shanks put together an excellent series of posts to get you started. This first goes over the theory behind different elements, then jumps into specific practical examples.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation released a new iteration on their module enterprise board, the Compute Module 3+. This adds an upgraded processor, configurable flash storage, and guaranteed availability through 2026. While Raspberry Pi units are never interested in bleeding edge performance, it’s a nice upgrade for organizations looking for a drop-in replacement.
The current US government shutdown is a political problem, but one that has real world security implications. We touched on this during the Gestalt IT Rundown last week, but Brian Krebs has an in-depth breakdown of is actually happening behind the scenes.
Join us for the January 23, 2019 episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown! Tom flies solo today and discusses the impending end of Mobile Windows 10 , EU fines for Google’s crimes, the silver lining to illicit cryptomining, a cloud revenue stream for Veeam, and a warning expressed about insecure DNS.
In this episode, the roundtable discusses what impact 5G will have on traditional networking. They dig into why wireless is a more finite resource than wired networking, the difficulty of service degradation, and how to justify rolling out 5G for fixed end points.
It might not be universal, but in general, people hate change. Even when a change makes sense, and you’ve been putting up with something just because that’s the way it has always been. You’ll often still find yourself bemoaning a disruption to the status quo. That’s certainly what I’ve come to realize when the Wi-Fi […]
If you search for “best monitor”, odds are the first results will be from the Wirecutter, PC Mag, Anandtech or other review sites. These places can be a good general resource to get information about contrast levels, brightness, and color accuracy. But these guides try to find the best overall monitor. Sometimes they’ll break things out […]
If you’ve been paying attention to cryptocurrency news, you’ve probably heard about a number of high profile “51% attacks”, which allow for instances of double spending on the blockchain. This post does a great job of understanding the Game Theory that has undergirded blockchain behaivor, and has been successful in dissuading these types of attacks […]
NetBeez uses Raspberry Pis to provide sophisticated client-side network monitoring at a reasonable cost. Now with version 1.5, the company is adding SSID hopping to the equation.
How does HCI cluster size impact storage efficiency? Howard Marks has been looking into how economies of scale benefit HCI deployments.