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Comment: Re:We all need to realize... (Score 1) 117

by Billly Gates (#49493919) Attached to: AMD Withdraws From High-Density Server Business

AMD gpus are very competitive. If I were the ceos I would sell of cpu business. Keep ATI.

The reason AMD sucks is because they no longer have the economies of scale for chips lower than .28 nm while Qualcomm and intel are down to .22nm and are heading towards .17nm in skylake.

Nvidia is stuck at .28nm too.

If AMD didn't sell global foundries and also had .17nm then it could compete and throw nvidia out of business too.

Comment: Re:Sadly, I don't see an "out" for AMD (Score 1) 117

by Billly Gates (#49493081) Attached to: AMD Withdraws From High-Density Server Business

Hairy let's say AMD has a theoretical superior architecture?

AMD has .28 nm chips. Intel is down to .17 nm and skylark with .14 nm is just around the corner! Worse power requirements are now the new rage too. Tell me how can AMD compete?

They can't. Lower size increases speed and power requirements. Only advantage AMD has is cost ... oh wait another chip fabrication is needed and they want a cut :-(

Only saving grace is ATI graphics. If nvidia gets a hold of .17 nm chips then it's game over too.

I was a loyal AMD user too. I tried and stayed til last year. It is frustrating but an i7 4 core with 8 virtuals with hyperthreading really sped uo my games compared to the 6 core. It is 2015 and time to move on. AMD needs to leave xp 6 and go all ATI to stay solvent.

Comment: Re:Actually, it's worse than that. (Score 3, Informative) 197

by Billly Gates (#49476247) Attached to: Chrome 42 Launches With Push Notifications

Agreed, I wish Java would die a very horrible and torturous death. (very slowly)

But I'm forced basically by state law in our organization to have it ready to use on most of our machines to run state tests.

So until Pearson's idiot developers pull their head out of their asses and stop using it in all their education products I'm stuck with this crap.


First thing first grab a thick Windows Server 2008 or 2012 book from Microsoft Inside OUT and walk over to your system administrator and wack him on the back side of the head with it!

Then proceed to open the chapter on creating Group Policy Objects? disable java in internet zone under internet options in the control panel. Then create another one to enable java scripting in the intranet zone and add Pearson's to this. DONE.

It is negligence to run this on the web and any system administrator worth his salt under has it enabled for trusted zone sites or intranet sites. Safe, secure, and works with old crud.

IE has it's advantages at work over Chrome. One of them is managing ancient insecure crud and this is where is it useful over Chrome.

Comment: Re:San Francisco started this crap. (Score 1) 197

by Billly Gates (#49475967) Attached to: Chrome 42 Launches With Push Notifications

Exactly! It is silly to say the space shuttle is far more complex than the internet/web. The size of a project like the space shuttle is dwarf by the size of a project like the internet/web by many magnitudes of order. There is much more technology into the internet than in the space shuttle.

For the AC poster who seems to believe there is an argument about making a distinction between the web and the internet, there is none. HTTP is running on top of the protocol stack that runs the whole thing and the network is the hardware part without which the protocol has no purpose.

... take what I said about HTML 5 and CSS 3.

Try getting a site to look right in IE 6? The workarounds which interact with other workarounds with fixes that break other fixes.

Comment: Re:San Francisco started this crap. (Score 3, Funny) 197

by Billly Gates (#49475181) Attached to: Chrome 42 Launches With Push Notifications

The web is far from the most complex device ever built by humans. It's no more a single engineering project than the old landline telephone system was. Heck, if you're just looking for replicating the same thing over and over as THE measure of complexity, look at any large city. The space shuttle was far more complex.

Apparently you haven't read the W3C on HTML5 and CSS 3 specs :-)

Comment: Re:Actually, it's worse than that. (Score 0) 197

by Billly Gates (#49475157) Attached to: Chrome 42 Launches With Push Notifications

It is 2015 and time to move on.

The only java I still see are IE specific or I shall say IE 5.5 1999 era specific intranet sites in quirks mode running under ancient IE emulation in IE 8 or earlier. Funny how Java was decided upon because of portability and then they use IE specific bugs and css to get to not run in anything else. :-)

It is dangerous and wreckless to have it enabled. Infact Oracle should be held liable as it is negligence to use the web plugin.

Comment: Re:Why is it even a discussion? (Score 1) 439

by Billly Gates (#49467273) Attached to: Republicans Introduce a Bill To Overturn Net Neutrality

Because ObamaNET is doing a take over by the communist!

Government control, government that wasted 19 trillion, government censorship, government, government, oh and Obama deciding everything and ENOUGH!! Fellow Tea partiers and Republicans we must unite at all costs to protect freedom! Go read the drudge report comments or comments on facebook?

This my friend is scary propaganda that if you are conservative leading will poop your pants and want to end. Sadly these comments I wrote above are actually believed by followers of Hannity, Fox news, Rush Limbaugh and others.

Comment: Re:The obvious answer (Score 1) 332

by Billly Gates (#49458053) Attached to: California Looks To the Sea For a Drink of Water

My point of me being a jackass is the dumb politicians and voters and corrupted influences who will say it is a government takeover and a RINO move as a tax increase when you want to charge more for a scarce resource.

This is what needs to happen but it won't as the agriculture community has too much power and will run fancy ads agaisn't you in the elections as a socialist if you dare charge them more for water.

You would need to repeal the water give away. That won't happen. So the other step is actually creating a tax to limit consumption which will brand you as a socialist until all the water runs out and we have a crises where everyone including the agricultural industry all lose. We are heading towards that right now. 2/3's of the state senate is needing for this and no politician on the right will dare do this to avoid not being re-elected.

Comment: Re:Figures (Score 2) 105

Funny the French are cowards for not supporting the Iraq war. How unpatriotic and muslim loving ...

But today seems like the French had a brain while the Americans were flying their flag singing patriotism under the scope of insane nationalism and didn't even realize they were manipulated.

Comment: Re:Never consumer ready (Score 1) 228

by Billly Gates (#49457429) Attached to: 220TB Tapes Show Tape Storage Still Has a Long Future

I just went on Amazon. The red is $50 more than the black with the same capacity??!

All I know is the red are certified to be a good batch. The consumer?? You do not know if it is good or bad as Google had a team to know. You do not.

With SAS drives you have 2 data paths written and other enterprise level features in case a chip in the NAS goes out and a backup kicks in that the drive can keep going. Its firmware supports more protocols.

Sorry but the cost argument doesn't fly. To me it is not worth the risk and a $40 premium is a very small price to pay to know that when an outage hits the firmware doesn't lie about whether the data was written or not. Too much risk.

Comment: Re:Never consumer ready (Score 1) 228

by Billly Gates (#49454615) Attached to: 220TB Tapes Show Tape Storage Still Has a Long Future

The cost of the drive is not the hardware.

It is how much will an outage cost? A few hundred more is pocket change. A piece of mind too. You claim you hqve data? I have data too. Go google Seagate RMA? Shitty defective drives. Even western digital has bad drive batches. The poster above says seagate and consumer drives failed within his own eyes. Sure if you got a good batch you are good I guess?? Would you bet your job on it?

Firmware for enterprise drives have logging and more advanced features anyway. Same arguments pop up over consumer vs professional cards in flamewars. One is slightly slower and 4x as much. why? It's drivers and firmware are certified to not have visual distortions when making a commercial or bsod on a project. It is worth the cost.

The price difference is not worth it anyway

But the conversation is obsolete as intel and Samsung are introducing enterprise ssds

Behind every great computer sits a skinny little geek.