Articles and News

EC2 Mac Instances

Amazon now provides EC2 Mac Instances powered by Mac mini hardware, Intel, not M1 based.

What if we would base web analytics on the concept of informed consent?

Modern TPMS Sensors: Let’s Try a DoS attack

The author proves that it is not hard to switch tire-pressure monitoring sensors, typically using the 433 MHz ISM band, into “shipping” mode.

Kubernetes 1.20 Is Deprecating Docker Runtime

Dockershim finally gets deprecated with version 1.20 of Kubernetes. - Microservice Configuration Made Easy

Microconfig aims to solve common microservice configuration problems.

JavaScript Turns 25

»28 industry-leading companies to endorse JavaScript as a complement to Java for easy online application development.«

QEMU Advent Calendar 2020

»An amazing QEMU disk image every day!«

Intent to Remove: HTTP/2 and gQUIC Server Push

The developers intend to remove the HTTP/2 and HTTP/3 server push feature from Chrome.

Projects and Releases

OpenZFS 2.0.0

Version 2 of OpenZFS was officially released this week. There are some impressive new features, but the most significant change is, of course, the unification of the codebase between the former ZoL and ZFS on FreeBSD.

Debian 10.7

»This point release mainly adds corrections for security issues, along with a few adjustments for serious problems.«


Ethr is a golang-based network performance measurement tool similar to ip iPerf3.

jailhouse: Linux-based partitioning hypervisor

Jailhouse is a bare-metal hypervisor, optimized for simplicity, developed by Siemens.


Alacritty is a cross-platform, GPU-accelerated terminal emulator.

Command Line Interface Guidelines is the home an open-source guide with the intention to help writing better command-line programs. The guide is written in a single Markdown file and served by the popular static-site-generator Hugo.