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Josh Ellithorpe
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After getting shut down late last year, a website that allows free access to paywalled academic papers has sprung back up in a shadowy corner of the Internet.
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Please don't use Slack for FOSS projects. I've noticed that more and more projects are using things like Slack as the chat medium for their open source projects. In the past couple of days alone, I've been directed to Slack for Babel and Bootstrap. I'd like to try and curb this phenomenon before ...
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Following Google's lead many companies have instituted “20% time” for their employees. This is one day per week in which employees can work on projects of their own choosing. The practice keeps developers motivated and sharp, produces tools to solve company problems, and in the best case creates ...
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An artificial intelligence program developed by Google beats Europe's top Go player about a decade earlier than had been expected.
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The RAMCloud Storage System - Ousterhout et al. 2015 This paper is a comprehensive overview of RAMCloud, published in the ACM Transactions on Computer Systems in August 2015. It's a long read (55 p...
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The billion dollar question for enterprises is “How do you secure containers and microservices?” Apcera’s Chief Security Architect, Jim Reno, tackled this problem head on. Read what Jim Reno has to say: #cloud #platform #containers #microservices  
Cloud computing is more accessible than ever before; however, it creates new and more advanced risks for all types of businesses. This fact alone is why so many successful businesses still use legacy architecture. It feels safe; they know it works (for now). It is hard to move all of your infrastructure, applications and data to something that demands new security practices, right? Especially when you don’t trust everything remains secure before,...
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A financial report shows the company's overheads have increased faster than its revenue.
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After feedback from my previous post on Linkbench I repeated it for 7 days as the previous test ran for 1 day. The results are the same -- MyRocks sustains more QPS, is more IO efficient and provides better compression on IO-...
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Open a web search in your terminal.
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Four years ago I created a HD fractal movie because I wanted to see how quickly Fractal eXtreme could calculate the same movie that Orson Wang had posted to youtube. My version of his movie was ant...
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