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Yahoo Post: “Multi-Core HTTP Server with NodeJS”

The Yahoo! Developer Blog has a nice post about node.js on how they’re running node.js A good comment on news ycombinator: Node.js lets you write server applications in a server container that can handle tens of thousands of concurrent connections in a loosely typed language like Javascript which lets you code faster. It uses the […]

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EMC bought Greenplum

EMC said today that it will acquire private data warehousing company Greenplum in an all-cash transaction, though the terms of the deal were not released. It said that Greenplum will “form the foundation of a new data computing product division within EMC’s Information Infrastructure business.” It’s no secret that digital data is on the rise, […]

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Triple Parity Raid

In an effort to catch up on links. Adam talks about triple parity RAID (raidz3) in an ACM queue article. When RAID systems were developed in the 1980s and 1990s, reconstruction times were measured in minutes. The trend for the past 10 years is quite clear regardless of the drive speed or its market segment: […]

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You’re Doing it Wrong by PHK

PHK’s You’re Doing It Wrong Think you’ve mastered the art of server performance? Think again. Would you believe me if I claimed that an algorithm that has been on the books as “optimal” for 46 years, which has been analyzed in excruciating detail by geniuses like Knuth and taught in all computer science courses in […]

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