random memes }

Buildix alternate download

Playing with Buildix from ThoughtWorks. For some reason both direct downloads and the Bittorrent download is extremely slow. Are these folks on dial-up? If your company is on a limited-bandwidth connection, better to place downloads on a webhost where bandwidth is cheap and plentiful. A simple/cheap web-hosting account is bound to offer radically better than the ~12KB/s (from Bittorrent) that I saw. As a software consulting outfit, these folks should know better. Bit disturbing that ... :)

In any case, uploaded the Buildix VMware image to my webhost, from which downloads should be much faster: