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Comment Re:Nope... (Score 1) 193

Because until now Intel has never paid any attention to the low power market. Intel bread and butter is in the desktop and server markets. If, and that is a big if, ARM does make some in roads into the server market then I imagine Intel being the 800 pound gorilla might just have something to say about it.

Besides intel has a excellent low power chip. I have a intel atom processor in my data pad here. The battery life on it is about 10 hours, give or take. It has roughly the same battery life a the previous android pad that I had, which was arm based.

Don't get me wrong. I'm not a fan boy of anything, arm or intel. I just don't see this happening.

Comment Re:Why the double standand (Score 1) 280

Oh bullshit. Grow a thicker skin, or better yet just fuck off. You clearly have no god damn clue what the hell you are talking about. An if you did you would certainly know I'm no god damn fan boy of any fucking thing.

But here is the point. Every thing I said if fucking true you little god damn cunt whether you like it or not. Deal with it and grow up.

Fuck It I'm done here. You're not worth my time.

Comment Re:So what? (Score 1) 280

I really hate it when I'm treating someone like a professional and they go and prove they are far from it by making a debate personal. Very well if you wish to go down that road. Please put your glasses and comprehension cap on before you respond in the future.

Please note what I said and not what you read. I said that window 7 and 10 can do anything a Linux workstation can do. WORKSTATION. Clustering is a server function, not a workstation. And yes, windows server can cluster just as good as a Linux server can. Before you open your yap again, please learn to separate workstation roles from server roles.

As for your comment on SAN you clearly have no ideal what sans are for. The reason that sans are so prevalent is because its easier and better to manage all your disk assets from a central location than many different locations. This holds true for any OS be it, windows, Linux, or bsd.

Comment Re:So what? (Score 1) 280

With all due respect, I have been at this a very very long time. I've forgotten more about unix, vms, and windows than most people will ever know. When windows started out it was clearly a inferior OS compared to the listed systems.

But a lot has changed since then. Windows 7 and 10 are just as capable of doing anything a Linux workstation can do. Windows server is just as capable of doing things that a unix/Linux server can do. An in a few cases, better. An both windows workstation and server are just as stable as any Linux install on quality hardware.

This doesn't mean that all OS's do all things equally. Its foolish to run apache on a windows system. You can, doesn't mean you should. Its also just as foolish to clam that Linux desktops are more powerful than Windows desktop when its clear that they are not.

Comment Re: So... (Score 1) 338

Oh look, you're back. Let me give you a little bit of advice. This thread is done. Nobody gives a shit any more. Time for you to grow up and move along.

Before you do let me give you some more advice. Where ever you are getting your liberal doom and gloom ideals from, you need to stop listening. Time for you to grow up and get a life.

Here is something else for you to think about. You and people like you are part of the problem, not the solution. You can't handle losing and you see the worse possible outcomes you can. But instead of doing something about it, you panic and scream and shout but other than making a lot of noise accomplishes nothing.

In another post you clam a safety pin is a symbol meaning I will protect you. Well truth is you can't protect yourself much less anyone else. It's people like me that protect people like you.

You see we know how the system works and work with in the system to make sure things that you fear don't come true. That is how we protect you.

So stop drinking the Kool-Aid, get educated, and get a life.

Comment Re:So what? (Score 1) 280

Oh yes I remember those days. The late night BBS sessions and finally the rise of the internet. I remember saving up and buying my first hayes compatible modem that wasn't quite hayes compatible. Leafing through difficult to understand manuals to figure out register settings and init strings.

One of the things I'm most proud of during that time was configuring my on UUCP node and map. I complete had no ideal what I was doing but it set it up and it worked the first time. Email was so fast then. It only took 3 days for email to travel from one cost to the other.

I can't help but roll my eyes when I hear some teen or 20 year old bitch about how slow their laptop is or how bad the graphics are on their xbox 360 are. Let them do a few weeks with a C-64 and then see.

Comment Re:So what? (Score 1) 280

They have no clue about soldering components or configuring memory addresses like we did back when people actually built computers.

I for one do not miss those days. It would take 2 or 3 days to get a '286 or '386 up and running. Shotty hardware, incorrect clock and jumper settings. It all made me appreciate going home to my Amiga 3000 where it just fucking worked.

No special skills required to build a pc today. My entire i7 build last month took 3 hours from opening the first box to first boot. Still there is nothing quite like first boot. You flip the switch and wonder if its going to power up or just sit there. Then when it does wake up you can almost smell the new electrons flowing through the system. Of course there is the follow up for days or weeks waiting for that first crash to signal you have a marginal hardware issue.

Comment Re:So what? (Score 1) 280

Any one that calls MS Windows a fischer price OS clearly has no clue what the hell they are talking about. Sure you install it, turn and it on and it just runs, which is what all OS should do out of the box. Once you get over the "fischer price" mentality and start digging in the OS you will find how power windows 10 and even 7 can be. There area number of hidden features that only power users can find and use.

But the fact is that windows has a simple side is the reason I run it at home on my desktop. I get off work, go home, sit down and play a game. It comes up and just works.

Comment Re:So what? (Score 1) 280

MS Win7 or MS "server".

This exactly. Windows 10 is running on my personal desktop/gaming rig. It never "needs" to stay up weeks at a time, it just does. If I ever need something to stay up for more than weeks at a time, say months, I'm going to push it off on a machine just for that.

In fact that is what I do. I have server built, running on Centos, that I use for long term projects, like video encoding. Anyone that does video encoding for something like plex knows that quality encodes take hours. Toss in entire series like I do can take weeks. To do that I ether use handbrakecli and the linux batch queue or a windows 7 vm running as a guest in the centos server.

This VM and the centos box have been up for months at a time. The only reason they weren't up longer is I needed to install some updates to the centos part of the system.

But even those that centos box "needs" to be up months at a time, it doesn't 'have" to be. I just has been and can be.

Comment Re:Don't pretend your iPhone and iPad are secure (Score 1) 85

Windows 10 (and 7, 8, and 8.1 by updates) records every single keystroke on your keyboard, compresses, encrypts, and sends back to Microsoft with 30-minute intervals. Did you think you could type speak anonymously on the Internet using Silent Circle, Proton Mail, Signal, or whatever? Not when your text is recorded the moment it hits the keyboard.

Oh it does not. Do you know what kind of shit storm this would cause when it was found out? An, yes it would be found out. Nothing that a computer does stays hidden very long.

Stop drinking the Kool-Aid and come in from the sun. Not every corporation is out to get you,

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