Author: Dan

The premium text message scam

I’m writing up this blog entry to let people know about my experience with unwanted premium text messages, and the fact that the mobile operators appear unwilling to do anything about this issue, quite possibly because they profit from it…

Thoughts on Intel and AMD’s chip partnership

Intel's Core chip with AMD Radeon GPU

Sometimes, the news causes you to do a double-take, such as when Microsoft announced it was developing a Linux version of SQL Server or when Intel struck a deal with ARM to manufacture ARM-based chips for third parties. The latest…

Something EPYC is missing from mainstream servers

HPE Cloudline CL3150 server

The major server vendors have all now officially announced a refresh of their portfolios, most timing this to coincide with the official launch of Intel’s Xeon Scalable processors this week. HPE detailed its Gen 10 wave of servers last month,…

Windows Server on ARM: what does it mean?

Qualcomm Centriq ARM server

The demonstration of a version of Windows Server running on ARM-based servers came as a shock to many, especially as this is something that Microsoft has expressly ruled out in the past. But look closely and there is no suggestion…