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AMD’s Server Market Share Hits New High at 16%

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: September 23, 2021 @ 6:41 pm, by raindog308

According to market research group Omdia, AMD has surged to a historically high server market share of 16%. “In the server CPU market, AMD scored its best-ever quarter from a market share and sales perspective with demand from hyperscale cloud service providers, and Google in particular, being a big contributing factor to AMD’s strong performance,” […]

Amazon’s Quantum Computing Service Goes GA with 1 Hour for Free Tier Users

Tags: , , , Date/Time: August 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

AWS announced this week that Amazon Braket, their quantum algorithm development environment, is available now in their US East and US West regions. AWS Free Tier customers receive 1 free hour of simulation time with AWS Free Tier. The product offers managed Jupyter notebooks for development. According to Amazon: “Customers can use Amazon Braket to test […]

SpamHaus Botnet Report Highlights Some LowEnd Providers

Spamhaus’s 2021 Q2 Botnet Threat Update has been released and it’s interesting reading. Overall, there has been a reduction in observed command and control (C&C) systems.  However, at regional and provider level, there is more variation.  Looking at the leading botnet C&C hosts, it’s not surprising that the world’s most connected countries (the US, Netherlands […]

Cloudflare Complains About Amazon AWS Egress Fees

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: July 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

In a blog post this week, Cloudflare complained that Amazon AWS’s egress fees are too high.  According to CF’s calculations, customers are paying: 80 times Amazon’s costs in the US, Canada, and Europe 21 times Amazon’s costs in South America Between 3.5 times and 17 times Amazon’s costs in Asia As they put it, “Amazon […]

Free VPS Hosting Providers – How to get a free VPS!

We regularly post offers for the cheapest VPSes on the planet…but did you know there are places you can get a VPS for free? Naturally there are caveats, provisos, and gotchas, but if your budget is pinched, here are some options for obtaining a VPS for absolutely no cost.  Note that All of these hosts […]