Windows Hypervisor Benchmarks (Ubuntu)

I figured I’d benchmark a standard Ubuntu Server install using each hypervisor (Hyper-V, VMWare Workstation, VirtualBox, Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)) in order to approximate how much sacrifice you’re making between each. It should be noted these are not “apples-to-apples” comparisons. Hyper-V is a Type 1 Hypervisor (runs bare metal), VMWare Workstation & VirtualBox are Type 2 Hypervisors (runs within the host OS, in this case Windows), and WSL actually runs on a abstraction layer within Windows.

TIS-100 Game Notes / Subroutines

I’ve been playing TIS-100, which is a puzzle programming game. It consists of interconnected nodes that have a single register (ACC) and one backup register (swappable-only, BAK). Each node is programmed individually and can communicate with each other through MOV instructions. They are all granted a subset of assembly:

Bitcoind (Full Node) Requirements

Some of those that showed up to last night’s Phoenix Bitcoin Meetup showed interest in running a full node / lightning node, possibly on a Raspberry Pi or Odroid single-board computer.

Getting Trezor to Work With Tails

I was really disappointed my Trezor didn’t work out-of-the-box with Electrum on Tails. I believe it’s in the pipeline for the next major release of Tails, but not sure when that will be. That doesn’t do me any good today, and I really don’t want to use my Trezor outside of Tails if I can avoid it.

WootHosting New Year Special BOGO 2048MB VPS Review

A review for the “WootHosting – BOGO 2GB OpenVZ VPS for $36/yr” deal posted on LowEndBox.