If you’re not a UNIX geek, you won’t care, but a milestone just happened, where UNIX time was 1234567890. You could have counted down with me, but it’s over now. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, click Read More to be enlightened.
UNIX systems measure time as the number of seconds since January 1, 1970. Today, the number of seconds since January 1, 1970 were 1234567890 (UTC time, of course). See? Wasn’t that cool?
Now get back to work.
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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.