Great idea for a startup. This stuff is complex, right in the heart of every company’s ordering pipeline, and I can see a lot of customers for this
Amazing. ‘Cyprus Bailout Choose Your Own Adventure’, basically
Facebook’s 1PB Hadoop cluster. features improved NameNode availability work and 4 levels of data aging, with reduced replication and Reed-Solomon RAID encoding for colder data ages
Don Marti makes some suggestions regarding the America Invents Act: record your work’s timeline; use the new Post-Grant Challenging process; and use the new “prior user” defence, which lets you rely on your own non-public uses.
many of the best practices for tracking new versions of software and other digital assets can also help protect you against patent trolls. It’s a good time to talk to your lawyer about a defensive strategy, and to connect that strategy to your version control and deployment systems to make sure you’re collecting and retaining all of the information that could help you under this new law.
new release from LinkedIn — better p90/p99 PUT performance, improvements to the BDB-JE storage layer, massively-improved rebalance performance
bloody hell. A load of cases where MySQL will happily accommodate all sorts of malformed and invalid input — thankfully with fixes
a high-performance C server which is used to expose bloom filters and operations over them to networked clients. It uses a simple ASCII protocol which is human readable, and similar to memcached.(via Tony Finch)
some interesting thoughts on the old “Turing complete configuration language” question