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Comment Re:Nah. (Score 1) 335

Why would you want a VM with only a single process?

Exactly. There is no point in running a full blown OS just to virtualize a single app or process. Linux has an option for that, and it's called LXC (Linux Containers). Old Unices have that too: Solaris - Zone/Container AIX - WPAR HP-UX - vPar

Comment Re:Nah. (Score 1) 335

Hypervisors are generally much simpler than full-fledged kernels and have less attack surface, and so they are less likely to be successfully attacked.

Yeah, just like VMware! It's a full-blown Linux OS with additional vmkernel module that takes over control as the hypervisor. Oh, wait...

Comment We have some Sci-Fi in Poland... (Score 1) 295

We already have Sci-Fi works on the supplementary lectures list for Junior High School students in Poland - Stanislaw Lem's "The Cyberiad" and "Mortal Engines" (polish: Bajki Robotów). Some years ago other books by Lem were on the supplementary lectures list for the last classes of primary schools - "Tales of Pirx the pilot" and "Solaris".

Submission + - Microsoft Demands Google Take Down Links That Remain In Bing->

azrael29a writes: Microsoft is sending lots of takedown requests to Google, while it's keeping the same copyright-infringing links in their own search engine, Bing. Is it just processing their own takedown requests slower than Google? Or is it a desperate tactic to bring more users to Bing?
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Submission + - Shouryya Ray solves 300-year-old mathematical riddle posed by Isaac Newton-> 1

johnsnails writes: "A GERMAN 16-year-old has become the first person to solve a mathematical problem posed by Sir Isaac Newton more than 300 years ago.
Shouryya Ray worked out how to calculate exactly the path of a projectile under gravity and subject to air resistance, The (London) Sunday Times reported.
The Indian-born teen said he solved the problem that had stumped mathematicians for centuries while working on a school project.

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