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Spreading network software interrupts (for #NGINX and other services)
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A new evil toy I have been working on :)
 
https://github.com/libhostile/libhostile »A lightweight library to be used with LD_PRELOAD which will intentially break certain libc calls at various intervals. Specifically designed to cause random failures in network functions and memory allocation.«
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Sat 14 Feb 2015, 17:49. General · HP Advanced Technology Group Nginx libAttachSQL. For those who are not familiar with the concept the C10K problem is about trying to handle many simultaneous clients on a web server. Originally written about trying to handle 10000 clients on a Gigabit Ethernet ...
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A quick write-up on C Library Visibility
Thu 22 Jan 2015, 09:25. Coding · HP Advanced Technology Group C API MySQL. I was surprised by the recent announcement that MySQL are going to start to conceal the hidden function calls in their C connector. Surprised because although this is great news I had expected them to do this years ago.
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Using YubiKey for OS logins
Mon 19 Jan 2015, 16:14. In General. tags: YubiKeySecurityHPAdvanced Technology Group. I have mentioned a few times in this blog that HP takes security very seriously and HP's Advanced Technology Group is always looking into new ways of making things secure. Recently the team all got a YubiKey ...
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Multi-room entertainment technology when on vacation
Sun 28 Dec 2014, 16:18. In General. tags: AppleNetgearBeamer. My family and I spent a few days before Christmas visiting family away from home. We booked two interconnecting hotel rooms so our children could have their own room and we could sleep with a little bit of peace.
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Tue 24 Feb 2015, 13:25. Coding · HP Advanced Technology Group C. In a bid to aim this blog at multiple levels I'm going to talk today about Variable Length Arrays (VLAs) in C. I'm covering this topic in particular because a friend who is a Harvard CS50 student recently asked me about them.
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Sat 14 Feb 2015, 22:00. General · HP Advanced Technology Group Kernel. Just under a year ago on my old blog I discussed and even demoed the new Linux live kernel patching solutions. I was reviewing these technologies out of my own curiosity as well as HP's Advanced Technology Group having an ...
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I agree, but that does not mean it does not exist. Rebootless upgrades are cheaper than another server...
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Working with GitHub on Open Source projects
Sun 25 Jan 2015, 16:33. Coding · HP Advanced Technology Group Git. At a recent meeting HP's Advanced Technology Group has been agreeing on standards for working with git, covering mainly the collaboration and versioning aspects. Today I will share with you how I do this in my Open Source ...
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The pointer corruption bug (or: why API docs should have examples) 
Why API Docs Should Have Examples. As part of my continuation of libAttachSQL for HP's Advanced Technology Group I have recently been focusing on a Python based wrapper called pyAttachSQL. This is currently at an alpha level of release with no package builds yet.
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Why you should use UDF instead of FAT32 for flash drives
Mon 05 Jan 2015, 22:34. In General. tags: USBFlashFilesystemsHPAdvanced Technology Group. As with most of you who read this blog I carry USB flash drives around with me all the time. Right now I have 3 Kingston DTSE9 sticks on my keyring of various sizes each with a different purpose.
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Principal Software Engineer at HP
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  • Hewlett-Packard
    Principal Software Engineer, 2012 - present
  • SkySQL
    Senior Sustaining Engineer, 2011 - 2012
  • Rackspace Managed Hosting,
    Open Source Software Developer, 2010 - 2011
  • Oracle Corporation,
    Senior MySQL Support Engineer, 2010 - 2010
  • Sun Microsystems,
    MySQL Support Engineer, 2008 - 2010
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A C/C++ Open Source Software Developer working as a Principal Software Engineer at HP's Advanced Technology Group
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Co-author of MySQL 5.1 Plugins Development
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