Me, Myself and Technology
Kalpik Nigam

New Internet Data Speeds Set

April 26th 2007

A group of researchers testing out the so called Internet2 network said it had broken speed records by first sending data at 7.67 gigabits per second, and breaking it the next day with a data transfer rate of 9.08Gbps.

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Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Released

April 19th 2007

Its finally here! And im running it 😀 Due to all the traffic rush, Ubuntu.com is down! On their homepage: Thank you to everyone who has helped make Ubuntu 7.04 a reality. Thousands of you have helped code, test, translate and promote Ubuntu and everyone can celebrate today’s release. If you are looking for general […]

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Introducing the Gutsy Gibbon

April 12th 2007

From the Ubuntu mailing lists: Folks, allow me to introduce the Gutsy Gibbon, who will be succeeding the Feisty Fawn as the focus of our development love in a few short weeks, for release in October 2007. Hehe.. Funny name i must say.. But then i think about Warty Warthog, Hoary Hedgehog, Breezy Badger, Dapper […]

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Phoenix BIOS Locks out all OS’s except Vista!!!

April 11th 2007

Taken from The Linux and OpenSource blog: If you’re buying a new computer in the near future, it may be a good idea to avoid systems with Phoenix bios on them. There’s recent proof that their 2003 contract with Microsoft has born fruit in their latest bios versions which now prevent you from installing any […]

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Windows Vista – the Last Big Windows Operating System

April 11th 2007

Windows Vista will be the last big Windows operating system. Further more, Microsoft is losing its grip on the desktop to business solutions built on SaaS, open source and virtualization. These are the conclusions put forward by analysts from Goldman Sachs. Goldman Sachs’ perspective on Windows Vista is not singular. In fact, the view that […]

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Is Wine really faster than Windows?

April 3rd 2007

Would you believe that Wine, the open-source, program that enables you to run some Windows programs on Linux, is faster than native Windows XP on the same hardware? I have trouble buying that one too, but according to the Wine crew’s latest benchmark runs, it’s true.

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IBM Series x3455 Servers

April 1st 2007

Hi! Many of you might be wondering why i was hardly online since the past few days. The reason was this 🙂 I was setting up 3 IBM Series x3455 servers for my company CSC. These are blade servers which are supposed to run Sourceforge Enterprise Edition have the following configuration: 2 x AMD Opteron […]

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