Many of my clients have had to contact me in the past week related to new Virus infections. The axiom: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure is extremely accurate. Prevention is fairly simple. Get a reputable anti-virus product installed, keep it updated. Most of the better products ship with software firewalls.… Continue reading New virus infections spreading fast!
There are numerous myths even in the technical community related to the advantage of multiple cores and multi-threading. In part 1 of this article I used my car/highway analogies for simplification. I will use some of that same analogy in this article. Most current applications are written for 32 bit application and only use one… Continue reading High Performance Computing. Part 2 of 2. Multiple Core advantages and disadvantages.
Some people that try to explain 64 bit performance will simply say “64 bit is faster”. That is incorrect. Though the actual results may make that appear to be accurate. Think of your computer as a multi lane highway. The I/O path (Processor, System bus and RAM) limit the number of lanes (32 or 64bit)… Continue reading High Performance Computing. Part 1 of 2. Why 64 bit operating systems outperform the 32 bit versions.
I have formal training and certifications including: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, US Government certified Terminal Area Security Officer, with various other lesser certifications. I have 25 years of data technology experience. I build some of the fastest servers. The fact that my profession requires more of my personal time than most other professions to be… Continue reading Technology costing analysis. Why you pay for Sparkling wine, instead of the draft.
I now have the 3 fastest benchmarks for compiling Apache web server version 2.2.11. The server I build that out performs everything else is the ECC® Sabre, which I build on a case by case basis. The results are published at Phoronix If you are interested in ordering an ECC® Sabre or any of the… Continue reading Fastest Servers on earth for compiling Apache web server 2.2.11