Month: October 2008

Cloud Computing

Here is a great event from rackspace talking about cloud computing Also, some services that rackspace provides – rackspace cloud hosting Rackspace Cloud Event from Sparksight on Vimeo.

Cray SuperComputer

I have always wanted a Cray computer. Even if it was just furniture in my home. I read today that they have a Windows version. Not that I would want a windows version but check out the specs. “Each Cray CX1 chassis can be configured with up to eight blades. Blades can include up to 16 Intel Xeon dual- or …

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Mount ISO files

I often use ISO files (Live Linux cd’s, DVD ISO’s for video, DVD ISo’s for installing software.) In the past I have used tools to burn them or mount them. Recently I have been using a simple tool called virtual clone drive ( It is very easy to use and does not consume that much resources. In the past I have …

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Another win for cloud applications

Washing DC has signed with Google to deliver their office suite. Google Apps will replace MS office. This is an interesting trend that is happening. Companies abandoning the need to maintain software locally on computers (office, email, etc..) and use a hosted service that only needs an internet connection. I am still interested in issues such as reliability and security.