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25 Exabytes in Your Pocket: Here Come Diamond Wafers!

Tags: , , Date/Time: May 2, 2022 @ 9:18 pm, by raindog308

You never know what you’re going to learn in a LowEndTalk thread!  LET member @Ahfaiahkid shared a link to an interesting news article about some research going on in Japan.  Researchers there announced they’ve developed a method to make ultra-thin diamond wafers capable of storing 25 exabytes (!) of quantum memory. As the article observes, […]

DediPath’s High-Bandwidth World: Your Cheap VPS or Dedi Runs on DDoS-Protected 1tbps Fabric

Tags: , , , Date/Time: May 2, 2022 @ 5:32 pm, by raindog308

Patrick Kussy, Marketing Specialist at DediPath asked us to share some of their news with the community.  In the meantime, be sure to check out DediPath’s latest offer from a few days ago which features cheap VPSes starting at only $1.75/month and cheap dedicated servers fro $39.99/month! Technological development is a constant struggle against adversities. […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Johnny Nguyen (GreenValueHost) AMA is Now Open!

Tags: , , Date/Time: April 30, 2022 @ 9:38 pm, by raindog308

Long-time community members will remember the saga of Johnny Nguyen and GreenValueHost. It was a long saga of a spectacular hosting company flameout.  GreenValueHost offered fantastic, unsustainable pricing and was embroiled in numerous DDoS, datacenter dispute, and service disruption moments. There were suicide threads, high school hacking, and endless FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE press releases.  Fake names, […]

The Technologies of War – with Part Numbers

Tags: , , Date/Time: April 28, 2022 @ 6:00 pm, by raindog308

Recently the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), a British defense think-tank, published a highly informative paper entitled “Operation Z: The Death Throes of an Imperial Delusion”. The 25-page PDF’s main purpose is a detailed account of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, its strategic implications, and an interpretation of likely near-term […]

DRAMA FIRES: MaxKVM Blows Its Brand Up, LowEndTalk Moderators are Biased

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: April 27, 2022 @ 5:42 pm, by raindog308

MaxKVM posted a cryptic message on LowEndTalk yesterday: “ANNOUNCEMENT Our global datacenter provider has limited core network access and is threatening early termination of our long term contract. Please tell this company that you support free speech and ask them to resume full operations for MaxKVM” The company they’re referring to is HiVelocity, who simply […]

Elon Musk Buys Twitter. WebHostingTalk Next?

Tags: , Date/Time: April 25, 2022 @ 5:12 pm, by raindog308

Quick analysis is that he overpaid, by approximately $44 billion.

USENET Part 1: Wasn’t USENET Part of AOL or Something Back in the Dial-Up Days?

Tags: , , , Date/Time: April 25, 2022 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

In this article we begin a series on USENET, a “worldwide distributed discussion system available on computers,” as Wikipedia puts it.  USENET was begun in 1980 and has changed dramatically over its lifetime.  We’ll explain what USENET is and how you can use it.  We’ll also talk with Frugal Usenet, one of our community advertisers.  […]

OpenSSH Suffered a “Near Miss” But is Now Post-Quantum

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

According to the change log, OpenSSH 9.0 suffered a “near miss” – a potential vulnerability that was found and fixed before anyone could attempt to exploit it: “Near miss in sshd(8): fix an integer overflow in the user authentication path that, in conjunction with other logic errors, could have yielded unauthenticated access under difficult to […]

Join the MEGA Deal Chat on LowEndTalk Happening Now!

Tags: , , Date/Time: April 16, 2022 @ 11:55 pm, by Jon Biloh

Happy Easter! Did you know there’s an “Easter Megathread” on LowEndTalk right now? There will be exclusive deals published directly by our community hosts, so be sure to check out the deals and show some support! The LowEndTalk Megathread concept is a massive tradition in our community, and it happens only a few times per […]

Is Social Media a Failed Experiment?

Tags: , , , Date/Time: April 15, 2022 @ 4:58 pm, by raindog308

When I heard that Elon Musk is toying with the idea of buying Twitter, I wondered why he’d want it.  I suppose he thinks on grander societal scales than I do, and perhaps he sees some strategic use for the platform. Personally, I wonder if social media is a failed experiment. This sounds flippant but […]

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