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Lassen Volcanic National Park
We spent the Memorial day weekend hiking at Lassen National Park. The drive was pleasant and surprisingly no traffic on the way and back. The weather was great and we did 2 hikes - Cinder Cone and a hike to Devil's Kitchen and Boiling lake in Drakesbad. Unf...
We spent the Memorial day weekend hiking at Lassen National Park. The drive was pleasant and surprisingly no traffic on the way and back. The weather was great and we did 2 hikes - Cinder Cone and a hike to Devil's Kitchen and Boiling lake in Drakesbad. Unfortunately one of the main attractions ...
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A simple guide to using Unix/GNU Linux command line tools for fiddling with log files (*runs on Windows too)
I've been meaning to write this post for years now. Every time I thought about compiling a basic list, I've told my self "Nah.. there must be tons of examples on the net". Yes there are tons of them but I couldn't find anything: That helped absolute noobs w...
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Starting 2015 with yet another link dump
A belated happy new year! Here's some reading material I've been accumulating for a few months. Distributed systems: http://grey-boundary.com/load- testing-apache-kafka-on-aws/  http://www.bravenewgeek.com/ dissecting-message-queues/  http://www.slideshare....
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Fall 2014 tech reading
My posts are getting less frequent and when I do post something, I realize that they are mostly just links. Yes, work is keeping me busy.   Big data: Kafka/Hbase tuning Apache Tajo: Query Optimization Techniques and JIT-based Vectorized Engine "Jepsen II: L...
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Summer tech reading
  Some system and Java concurrency stuff: Linus on the "cost of a page fault" on x86 - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mechanical-sympathy/1Fy9iDavk2c Anatomy of a system call (I didn't quite follow most of this) - http://lwn.net/Articles/604287/ Pr...
Linus on the "cost of a page fault" on x86 - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mechanical-sympathy/1Fy9iDavk2c; Anatomy of a system call (I didn't quite follow most of this) - http://lwn.net/Articles/604287/; Proposal for Hybrid Threading Model and simpler Async IO ...
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Spring 2015 reading list
Here's a giant list of articles I read and liked (hat tip to people I follow on Twitter/Blogs. I'm just re-sharing this): Spark: Spark SQL Optimizer and External Data Sources API | http://youtu.be/GQSNJAzxOr8 http://www.duchess-france.org/analyze-accelerome...
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Linus on the "cost of a page fault" on x86 - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mechanical-sympathy/1Fy9iDavk2c; Anatomy of a system call (I didn't quite follow most of this) - http://lwn.net/Articles/604287/; Proposal for Hybrid Threading Model and simpler Async IO ...
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Our July 4th trip to Portland and nearby places. Multnomah falls: Sunset over Columbia river: Mt Hood: Mt St. Helens: Mt Rainier: Until next time! By Ashwin Jayaprakash. Topics: #travel, general. Bookmark and Share. 0 comments: Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) ...
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