[talk] Holidaze, AWS, and astounding "clock drift outage"

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Wed Jan 3 13:23:11 EST 2018

On 01/03/2018 00:41, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> <non security hot take>
> Security concerns aside, if there really is a 30%-ish performance hit for “some virtualization workloads”, and we assume AWS is basically all Intel, and that that 30% is now just datacenter-warming rather than computing, and 30% more capacity will be added, consuming 30% more power, is this like a whole “add a Denmark to the power grid” event?
> Like a security flaw is going to hasten global warming?
> </non-security hot take>

lol - that's great!  and i used to get grumpy when people were running 
SETI at Home on our workstations overnight :)


Pete Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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