File performance is important because there is a heap of data in files, you find many occasions when files are a better choice than other storage options, and you may need to supply your data to other people as files. Lets look at file performance considerations and run tests.
Programming in C is difficult and the reward is fast execution of the code. For someone learning C, there is also the reward of excellent brain cell exercise.
Solar power is difficult and expensive but is the better choice for many uses. In sunny Australia, solar power is close to the default power source with power storage the real sticking point. Hydroelectric storage, the current best storage, is coming to towns near you.
Drupal 8.5.5 is available. Is it the magic upgrade we are waiting for? No, Drupal 8.6 brings the next important improvement and 8.6 is ready for testing.
SQL databases are still popular for small to medium projects while NoSQL is taking over for large projects. What should you look at when investigating replacements for SQL?
Timeshift is promoted as a way to recover files for a broken system or user directory. I use Timeshift to backup everything so I can restore anything.
Qt and GTK are Graphical User Interface libraries used by software developers to add standard user interfaces to applications on Linux, Windows, and OSX. The reasons for choosing one are loosely based on fashion, practicality, and the details of the various releases of each library. There are also alternatives popping up faster than you can evaluate. There are good arguments for both.
Rust is a programming language designed to compete with the C and C++ programming languages with an emphasis on safe code. Rust is free, open source, and backed by big organisations. What is there to not like?
Lightning is a distribution of Drupal with modules and configuration added for publishers. While not as powerful as the competing Thunder distribution of Drupal, Lightning has useful additions, some of which are now in Drupal. Does Lightning continue to be more useful than Drupal?