Tag Archives: enterprise-it

Be aware of the world around you

Now that we are nearing the release of Windows 8, I think it is a good time to talk about the changes in the world of technology in general, and how you deal with them. As a software developer, it … Continue reading

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First Fedora, now Canonical

Following the move made by Fedora to support UEFI secure boot, Canonical has announced that they are going to support it as well. Canonical is taking a slightly different route however. They are dropping Grub completely (as they explain, Grub’s … Continue reading

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Linux and UEFI secure boot, or: Linus Torvalds as the voice of reason

As you may recall, I wrote a blog about linux and the problems with UEFI secure boot a while ago. Since there have been some changes regarding secure boot in the linux world recently, this calls for an update. My … Continue reading

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Multi-core and multi-threading performance (the multi-core myth?)

Today I read a new article on Anandtech, discussing the Bulldozer architecture in detail, focusing on where it performs well, and more importantly, where it does not, and why. There weren’t too many surprises in the article, as I mentioned … Continue reading

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