Valuable News – 2020/01/06

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.

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).


FreeBSD Foundation 2019/12 Update.

FreeBSD XEN Live Migration – FreeBSD Guest (via CBSD).

FreeBSD Foundation 2019 Target Was 1.25M. They Got 2.27M Instead.

In Other BSDs for 2020/01/04.

Reiser 5 Filesystem In Development – Adds Local Volumes with Parallel Scaling Out.

Retrospective on Our OmniOS ZFS Based NFS Fileservers.

Computer Science from the Bottom Up.

BSD Now 331 – Why Computers Suck.

IBM AIX Executive Guide to Strategy and Roadmap up to 2030.

Moving Away from Ubuntu – Peeking at FreeBSD (Part 1).

Moving Away from Ubuntu – Peeking at FreeBSD (Part 2).

Moving Away from Ubuntu – Peeking at FreeBSD (Part 3).

OpenBSD on DigitalOcean.


Helios64 Ultimate ARM Based NAS Board and Case with 5 x SATA 3.5 Disks.

RISC-V Stumbling Blocks.

Can We Build Trustable Hardware?


Good Times Create Weak Men.

Are Books Worth It?

Terry Gilliam: “I am tired of white men being blamed for everything wrong with the world”.


Horn of the Abyss 1.6.0 Released – Heroes of Might and Magic III Expansion Pack.

Building BitTorrent Client From the Ground Up in Go.


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