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Tips for writing portable assembler with GNU Assembler (GAS)

Tips for writing portable assembler with GNU Assembler (GAS)

February 26, 2021

Writing assembly code is straightforward when you are familiar with the targeted architecture’s instruction set, but what if you need to write the code for more than one architecture? For example, you might want to test whether a particular assembler feature is available, or generate an object file for use with another tool. Writing assembly […]

How to work around Docker's new download rate limit on Red Hat OpenShift

How to work around Docker's new download rate limit on Red Hat OpenShift

February 18, 2021

Have you recently tried running oc new-app <docker-image>on Red Hat OpenShift and received a similar error message to the one below? W0216 12:21:52.014221 671649 dockerimagelookup.go:237] container image registry lookup failed: docker.io/username/image:latest: toomanyrequests: You have reached your pull rate limit. You may increase the limit by authenticating and upgrading: https://www.docker.com/increase-rate-limit If so, you do not need […]

Add standardized support information to your Node.js modules

Add standardized support information to your Node.js modules

February 10, 2021

The Nodeshift team recently improved the consistency of the projects we use to maintain our Node.js modules. We made sure that the same linter and tests—ESLint and Tape, for those interested—were used on all projects. We also added support information for the modules we publish to the npm registry. We looked to the Node.js Package […]

Spring Boot on Quarkus: Magic or madness?

Spring Boot on Quarkus: Magic or madness?

February 9, 2021

Quarkus is a Java stack tailored for OpenJDK HotSpot (or OpenJ9 on zSeries) and GraalVM, crafted from optimized Java libraries and standards. It is a good choice for building highly-scalable applications while using lower amounts of CPU and memory resources than other Java frameworks. These applications can be traditional web applications, serverless applications, or even […]

A guide for using CentOS Project code

A guide for using CentOS Project code

February 3, 2021

Many people have approached us asking about how we will publish the CentOS sources and if we are making changes because of the announcements on 8 December 2020 that we are focusing on CentOS Stream. In short, we are not making any changes to this process. The CentOS sources will still be published to git.centos.org […]

How Red Hat ported OpenJDK to 64-bit Arm: A community history

How Red Hat ported OpenJDK to 64-bit Arm: A community history

February 1, 2021

It has been quite a year for Arm Ltd., the firm that designs reduced instruction set computing (RISC) architectures for computer processors. The news that Arm-based computers will be important for the foreseeable future has even reached the mainstream media. At the end of 2019, Amazon Web Services announced Arm-based Graviton2 servers. In June 2020, […]

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