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How Docker used open-source ideals and excellent timing to become a cloud darling

Ben Golub isn’t surprised that his startup Docker’s take on container technology has caused this much of a buzz throughout the tech industry; it just happened a whole lot sooner than he thought. Before the printing press nobody wrote because it was a pain to produce content, said Golub, CEO of the four-year-old company. I think Docker in a smaller way is enabling developers to be able to put all their energy into creating amazing applications, rather than worrying about the minutiae of how they are going to run and how they are going to scale and it is a beautiful thing.

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How Docker used open-source ideals and excellent timing to become a cloud darling

Access your PCs from afar with Google’s Free, Simple Chrome Remote Desktop Software

Thanks to cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive it’s pretty easy to access your files from anywhere. Even so, there are still times when you need remote access to your desktop while on the go. That’s where Google’s handy Remote Desktop browser extension for Chrome comes in. With Chrome Remote Desktop installed and enabled, you can access your PC from any other PC that has Chrome installed, or from your Android device. (An iOS app is planned for later this year.) Chrome Remote Desktop is both free and dead-simple to use, unlike most other remote desktop options. Here’s how use it. Preparing your remote desktop For this tool to work, you’ll need to have the Chrome browser and Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop extension…

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Access your PCs from afar with Google’s free, simple Chrome Remote Desktop software

Reduce disk space used by Windows with WIMBoot

Please enable Javascript, because you won’t see all of the content. Windows Image Boot (WIMBoot) allows you to run Windows from a compressed Windows image file (WIM file) which significantly reduces the amount of space used by Windows. WIMBoot takes Windows 8.1 down to just a 3-GB installation! It seems that Windows gets bigger with every release. This hasn’t been an issue with most devices because storage is so incredibly cheap. Certain devices could benefit from more storage, though. Getting more storage can involve cloud-based solutions and creative tweaks to the OS. Windows 8.1 Update brought a new method by modifying the deployment procedure. This installation is called WIMBoot. What is WIMBoot and why should I care? A normal Windows 8.1 install, fully patched, comes in just shy…

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Reduce disk space used by Windows with WIMBoot

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