Advisory: Time Zone Changes expected in Quintana Roo on Feb 1, 2015 (Cancun, Cozumel)

Just posted to the Latam Commercial Technical Support Blog is this post on an upcoming time zone change Quintana Roo, home of worldwide, popular destinations of Cancún, Cozumel and Isla Mujeres. We have received news reports in the region that the change in Quintana Roo (currently on GMT-6 and changing to GMT-5) will adjust the…

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Part two of the story around Leap Seconds and Windows: #NotY2K

Well, it’s been an interesting few days. As I noted in my post on the story around Leap Seconds and Windows, the additional second in 2015 will not likely cause a Y2K, late-breaking change to daylight saving time or time zone boundaries. But that hasn’t stopped a lot of angst and hyperbole over the change…

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The story around Leap Seconds and Windows: It’s likely not Y2K

Today I woke to a number of hair-on-fire press articles decrying the coming and dreaded Leap Second… with the mainstream USA Today calling out… “But last time it happened, in 2012, it took down much of the Internet. Reddit, Foursquare, Yelp and LinkedIn all reported problems, and so did the Linux operating system and programs…

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