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You may remember some talk of helium-filled hard drives a few years back, but like a lot of new technologies, it’s taken time to get the manufacturing processes into line to ship the hardware in bulk.
Any programmer worth his or her salt has heard of Stack Overflow. Heck, you can’t really call yourself a coder unless you’ve browsed a code snippet or piece of advice on the Jeff Atwood/Joel Spolsky creation. So, what does it take to keep such a heavily trafficked site like Stack Overflow afloat? Here are all the numbers (and photos) you could possibly want.
Red Hat is having a busy week. Fresh off the back of the announcement that the company is offering Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Microsoft Azure, Google has revealed it has brought Red Hat Gluster storage on the Google Compute Engine. Here are the details.