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Comment Re:Jails (Score 1) 86

Or an Illumos Zone.. Illumos being a fork of OpenSolaris.
Even better, you can run Linux inside an Zone on SmartOS, an Illumos distribution, via system call translation..
And Smartdatacenter+ sdc-docker = SmartOS based IaaS solution with docker support..
Smartdatacenter and SmartOS are made by Joyent, everything is opensource.
That's what they use to power their public cloud..
Truly an hidden gem, as other Joyent opensource stuff like manta..

Comment Re:I volunteer as tribute. (Score 1) 381

Exactly.. Expecting more from the food industry than from the tobacco industry would be naive.

They'll minimize negative consequences of their product as much as they can.

If they manage to make food as addictive as cigarettes they'll do it.
I they didn't reached this goal already they are working toward this...

Comment They can be exhausted (Score 1) 298

As they did a lot of work

Drone war: every attack in Pakistan visualised

41 men targeted but 1,147 people killed

Warriors they are not.. They are more like executioners..with dirtier hands..

And people giving them orders, from the POV of the population affected by drone strikes.. How are they different from terrorists ?

Comment Hadoop alternatives (Score 1) 100

Has anyone considered Joyent's Manta ?

This is a distributed object storage with integrated compute.
Data is stored on a cluster of SmartOS hosts..
And processed directly on each host inside a OS container (SmartOS zone), no data movement.

Lot of APIs available: R, command-line, python, ruby, node.js etc..

Available on their cloud and as a on-premises commercial product, opensourced last November (simulteanously with smartdatacenter).

Comment Re:Zoloft is a 1000 times worse (Score 1) 187

Like many other anti-depressant Zoloft is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor...

The other way to treat this is by increasing level of serotonin...

Seeds of Griffonia simplicifolia contain a lot of 5-HTP, a precursor of serotonin..

It's non-patentable so I guess it won't be as popular as patented psychotropic drugs anytime soon..

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