Netflix and FreeBSD Ties

Netflix and FreeBSD Ties

In this blog, user Abhishek Prakash discusses Netflix’s use of FreeBSD. In fact, quite a large amount of streaming bandwidth goes through FreeBSD servers that are deployed by Netflix in the US. To learn more, below you may also view a talk and slides by Jonathan...
macOS 10.14 and iOS 12 Source Code

macOS 10.14 and iOS 12 Source Code

The developers of macOS and iOS have made available the source code for the kernel of iOS 12 and macOS 12.14. FreeBSD code can be found within the operating system, in combination with the Mach kernel. You can download it here. XNU kernel is part of the Darwin...
The Mac Observer Interview with Jordan Hubbard

The Mac Observer Interview with Jordan Hubbard

The folks at The Mac Observer interview Jordan Hubbard regarding his time as a founder of FreeBSD, heading Apple’s UNIX team, and his many contributions to open source. Check out the link below to listen to the podcast. Jordan Hubbard, the co-founder of FreeBSD,...
FreeBSD on a MacBook Pro

FreeBSD on a MacBook Pro

This is a lengthy discussion from Hacker News, derived from a tutorial by user mpasternacki on how to get FreeBSD set up on a MacBook Pro. Top comment: wwweston 15 days ago [-] > Six years later, it less and less “Just Works”, started turning into...
Apple releases macOS 10.12 Sierra Darwin source code

Apple releases macOS 10.12 Sierra Darwin source code

The developers of Apple have released the Darwin source code for macOS 10.12 Sierra. Darwin comprises of the kernel, BSD portions, drivers, and developer tools. The source code can be found at the links provided. The lowest layers of macOS, including the kernel, BSD...