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Which companies provide OS X cloud hosting?

Surprisingly few! I’m not sure why, but it appears only a few of the many companies providing cloud hosting have support for OS X. Here’s a (probably incomplete) list: HostMyApple MacinCloud MacStadium vmOSX Xcloud Xcodeclub (Does your cloud host supports OS X? Let me know!)

What does [xx]% uptime mean in reality?

SLA’s (Service-level agreements) quite often contain promises like ‘95% uptime’, ‘99% uptime’ or ‘99.99% Uptime SLA’. But what does this mean in reality? Here’s a table with the most common values of high availability:

What is the gravity on Mars?

The gravity on Mars is 3.711 m/s². This is 62% lower than the gravity on Earth. This means that Martian gravity is 38% of Earth’s. A person weighing 100 kg here weighs only 38 kg on Mars.

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