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Twitter: Stuck on CentOS 7

Twitter was preparing to upgrade from CentOS 7 to CentOS Stream but now everyone's gone and they're looking at a June 2024 end of life. Twitter's relationship with FOSS is getting complicated fast.

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Twitter: Stuck on CentOS 7

How to Make a Late Software Project Later: RIP, Fred Brooks (1931-2022)

Fred Brooks was a pioneer in the field of software engineering. If your boss is incompetent or your projects are falling behind, it's probably because you're violating one of his maxims. Brooks, a Turing Award winner, passed away this week at the age of 91.

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How to Make a Late Software Project Later: RIP, Fred Brooks (1931-2022)

Meet the Man Running His Business on a 1967 Mainframe! Plus Hugo Award Nominee Galactic Journey!

You're telling me there's a guy who runs his business on a 1967 operating system in 2022? And uses Gopher too?Yes, we are telling you that. Plus meet Hugo Award-nominated Galactic Journey and hear about their vintage mainframe experience!

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Meet the Man Running His Business on a 1967 Mainframe!  Plus Hugo Award Nominee Galactic Journey!

LowEndBox BUSTED for Dealing in Mind Expanding Substances

And you thought Silk Road was bad.This place is a cess pool of consciousness expanders, horizon growers, and barely legal performance-enhancing skill boosters.

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LowEndBox BUSTED for Dealing in Mind Expanding Substances

Get Ready to Upgrade to RedHat Enterprise Linux 9

RedHat Linux 9 will soon be here.  It was announced this week at Red Hat Summit and will be the first major release post-IBM acquisition. Presumably Alma and Rocky releases will soon follow.  As a rem...

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Get Ready to Upgrade to RedHat Enterprise Linux 9

IBM to Scale Q System One to 1,000,000+ Qubits

IBM is planning to scale their Q System One quantum computing platform rather dramatically, according to their published roadmap. The QSO (surely there is a product number for this like 9184 - everyth...

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IBM to Scale Q System One to 1,000,000+ Qubits

Flashback in the Mail: a Gift From 1976

Recently I purchased a copy of the hoary old tome you see pictured to the right on Amazon: "A Guide to FORTRAN IV Programming" by Daniel D. McCraken, 2nd edition, 1967. For those who have never heard...

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Flashback in the Mail: a Gift From 1976

Run a $8 Million Mainframe at Home for FREE!

In the mid-70s, my father worked in the American automotive industry in Michigan, and I visited him at work as a small boy.  He took me into the "computer room" (as they used to call datacenters) and...

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Run a $8 Million Mainframe at Home for FREE!

IBM Continues O2/2 Naming Tradition with QS/2, Its New Gargantuan Quantum Computer

Big Blue has been talking big quantum numbers recently.  According to their recent announcement, they now have 127-qubit processing available for customer use in the IBM Cloud.  They claim that quantu...

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IBM Continues O2/2 Naming Tradition with QS/2, Its New Gargantuan Quantum Computer

AlmaLinux Announces ELevate Project: Migrate/Upgrade Between Any RHEL-based Distro!

AlmaLinux announced today the ELevate Project, which is their initiative to allow users to upgrade or migrate between any RHEL- based distro.  Using this technology, currently you can easily move betw...

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AlmaLinux Announces ELevate Project: Migrate/Upgrade Between Any RHEL-based Distro!

Igor Seletskiy Steps Down from AlmaLinux Foundation Board

CloudLinux CEO Igor Seletskiy announced Tuesday that he was stepping down from the AlmaLinux OS Foundation Board.  While he cited multiple reasons, he highlighted the main cause as his desire to empha...

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Igor Seletskiy Steps Down from AlmaLinux Foundation Board

SQL vs. NoSQL - Which is Better?

In the world of database systems, SQL has been the king since it took off in the early 80s.  It was conceived, developed, and codified in the 1970s but really hit its stride once developers had worked...

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SQL vs. NoSQL - Which is Better?

Microsoft Azure is the World's Largest Cloud

According to recent data, Microsoft Azure is the world's largest public cloud with $17.7 billion in quarterly revenue.  Amazon AWS trails not far behind at $13.3 billion.  The top five (which also inc...

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Microsoft Azure is the World's Largest Cloud

Meme Monday: We're IBM

  We covered the recent jarring changes with the CentOS Project. You might also enjoy Our article on rpm-land alternatives A poll we did on your CentOS plans (results) Our interview with Igor Sel...

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Meme Monday: We're IBM

LowEndBoxTV: CentOS...What Happened?!?

CentOS, RIP...long live CentOS Stream?!? What hath IBM wrought? In this video, we break down the CentOS drama. As you can tell from the thumbnail...it isn't pretty!  You could answer the question in o...

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LowEndBoxTV: CentOS...What Happened?!?

Poll Results: What are Your CentOS Plans?

We recently asked you what your plans were regarding CentOS.  As you may have read, CentOS is changing and we were curious how the community was going to react. The results are in!  With 270 votes, he...

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Poll Results: What are Your CentOS Plans?

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