Valuable News – 2018/10/13

The Valuable News weekly series is dedicated to provide summary about news, articles and other interesting stuff mostly but not always related to the UNIX or BSD systems. Whenever I stumble upon something worth mentioning on the Internet I just put it here so someone else can

Today the amount information that we get using various information streams is at massive overload. Thus one needs to focus only on what is important without the need to grep(1) the Internet everyday. Hence the idea of providing such information ‘bulk’ as I already do that grep(1).


XINUOS Releases New SCO OpenServer 5 Definitive 2018 based on FreeBSD.

Running FreeBSD on OSX using xhyve (bhyve port).

Proper way to update FreeBSD Jails between point releases.

OpenBSD vmd(8) now supports qcow2 external snapshots which means read only base image with changes written to external files.

OmniOS Community Edition r151026w/r151024aw/r151022bu Available.

FreeBSD 12 on my PINE64 Pinebook.

Tanzanian Digital Library Initiative makes extensive use of FreeBSD and DragonFly BSD.

Biscuit is monolithic POSIX-subset operating system kernel in Go for x86-64 CPUs.
It was written to study the performance trade-offs of using a high-level language with garbage collection to implement a kernel with a common style of architecture.

SoloBSD 11.2-STABLE-1009 from HardenedBSD 1100056.6 Available.

XFS vs EXT4 – Comparing MongoDB Performance on AWS EC2.

NVMM – NetBSD Virtual Machine Monitor provides hardware-accelerated virtualization support on NetBSD.

FreeBSD architectures over time based on collection.

FreeBSD 12.0-ALPHA9 Available.

DragonFlyBSD 5.3 Offering Some Performance Improvements.

How to check your data integrity?

Step by Step: All in One Recovery Backup Appliance with FreeNAS 11.1 U6 Bhyve and Veeam.

BSD Now 267 – Absolute FreeBSD.

Learning Notes on FreeBSD Jails.

MidnightBSD 1.0 Released.

POWER9 functional simulator works on FreeBSD amd64.

Eleven bash Tips You Might Want to Know.
Eleven bash Tips You Might Want to Know

Laptop Recommendations for DragonFly BSD.

In Other BSDs for 2018/10/13.

HOWTO Bhyve (Windows and Linux) from viBSD.

FreeNAS 11.2-BETA2 Available.


Raptor Computing Reveals More Details About Blackbird Low-Cost POWER9 Board.

Helios4 ARM Based Open Source NAS SBC For Linux/FreeBSD.

How Does an Intel Processor Boot?

Secure Partitions in ARM Trusted Firmware-A.

ARGON One – Most Versatile Raspberry Pi Mini Computer.

Libre GPU effort based on RISC-V/Rust/LLVM/Vulkan by developer of earth-friendly computer.

ROG Strix GL702ZC is world’s first laptop with 8-core AMD Ryzen 7 1700 CPU.

IBM ThinkPad Laptop Power Series 850.

Rambus – No Need to Reinvent the Wheel – How Easy It Is to Build with RISC-V.

TSMC – First 7nm EUV Chips Taped Out and 5nm Risk Production in Q2 2019.

Raptor Computing Reveals More Details About Blackbird Low Cost POWER9 Board.

RAS Differentiates IBM Power Systems Platform.


What’s a senior engineer’s job?

How to Get Things Done When You Don’t Feel Like It.


These Magical Sunglasses Block All Screens Around You.

Firefox removes core product support for RSS/Atom feeds.

Relative performance of C and Rust.


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  1. Pingback: In Other BSDs for 2018/10/20 – DragonFly BSD Digest

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