Well, it's been a bit more than a week since Day 0 in the Heartbleed Bug.
What's Heartbleed? No, really.
In case you haven't heard too much already, last week the Heartbleed Bug was publicly discovered in the Heartbeat function of recent versions of OpenSSL. The request for a heartbeat response could be specially-crafted to have OpenSSL return not a "I'm running correctly!" message, but instead "Here's what I'm thinking about" message - i.e. current memory contents.
Following on a little from "Doesn't Your Server Deserve a High Performance Operating System?", it's worth comparing performance on a layer some might regard as pre-operating system: the hypervisor.
In many IT shops, the hypervisor is actually in control of your hardware, and therefore has a strong influence on how much computational capacity you're going to realize from your investment. But not all hypervisors are created equal.
MYRA is a proud yearly sponsor of the United Way. Each year our team goals are to increase total contributions from the previous year and increase total number of staff participation. We are excited to announce that MYRA’s team of 40-50 people have exceeded our goal of raising $9,000 and with a participation rate of over 75% for the 2015/2016 year.
United Way is committed to identifying and addressing social issues and bringing about change. Their mission is to improve lives and build a strong and caring community. They aim to address the immediate needs of the community on an annual basis, while creating long-term strategies to target the root causes of social issues.
MYRA is a major Corporate Sponsor to the Victoria Christmas Spirit Dinner. The Christmas Spirit Community Dinner (CSCD) began in 1991 a goal to provide a magical holiday experience for members of Greater Victoria and surrounding areas who may, for both economic reasons and otherwise be in need during the Christmas season. Their mission is to annually provide a compassionate, loving and joyous Christmas event utilizing only exceptional quality goods and services where the spirit of Christmas is experienced by all.
Come to MYRA's presentation on how to significantly reduce your application infrastructure costs and increase performance. The presentation will be on November 7, 2012 at Harley Davidson in Burnaby. First 30 registrants will be entered to win a Google Nexus 7. Register Now.
To take a leaf from Toyota's book - overproduction is the worst kind of waste.
What's a computer for, anyway?
A computer's job in life is to compute. Although there are a thousand fancy instruction... Read Post