Custom Resource Definitions sounds not only innocuous but like something a dungeon master brings to a role-playing party. But if CRD can cast a spell on the data center, virtual machines, big data, machine learning, may soon find themselves bowing before their new open source overlord.
Cerebras Systems, the California startup that last month came out of the stealth mode with the world's biggest chip, dedicated to artificial intelligence, announced its first customer for its computer system, the U.S. Department of Energy. The announcement follows announcements earlier this year for future supercomputing systems made by Intel and AMD and Cray.
After its botched release of the version 1809 update for Windows 10 last year, Microsoft instituted a sweeping series of changes to Windows Update. Don't be fooled by the headlines: A close look at recent issues with version 1903 suggests those changes are paying off.