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Andrea Righi
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Lives in Colle di Val d'Elsa, Siena, Italy
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Dear users of BetterLinux,. Effective immediately we are discontinuing future signups to BetterLinux and have adjusted all licenses to expire on July 1st, 2015. It comes with heavy heart that we are closing the doors on BetterLinux as it's been a great opportunity to work with the Linux ...
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#BetterLinux release 1.3.0-3 is out with the latest CentOS 6.6 kernel and minor performance optimizations in cpud and iothrottled http://www.betterlinux.com/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=111
Introducing BetterLinux! Get unprecedented control of your Linux servers & put resource abusers in their place. CPU Limits: Set limits per user/process. Supports custom groups. I/O Limits: Set disk I/O or IOPS per user/program, including groups. Support for network/virtual files systems (NFS, ...
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New #BetterLinux release 1.2.6-2 (minor release) with a segmentation fault bug fix in cpud http://www.betterlinux.com/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=109
Overview. This is a bug fix release for CPUD. Kernel. Latest CentOS 6.6 kernel 2.6.32-504.12.2.el6. CloakFS. No changes. MySQL. No changes. CPUD. Fixed segmentation fault that would occur on systems with > 32 cores. IOTHROTTLED No changes. Apache. No changes. Upgrading BetterLinux: Run this: ...
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After about 15 months of research, development, and collaboration, Kernel Live Patching has been merged!  Thanks to all involved!

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=1d9c5d79e6e4385aea6f69c23ba543717434ed70
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New #BetterLinux release 1.2.4 is out with an important process limit bug fix and grsecurity support with BYOK http://www.betterlinux.com/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=106
Release 1.2.4 includes the following changes: Overview. This is a kernel update release with updated patchsets for LTS kernels as listed on https://www.kernel.org/, including GRSECURITY, along with a bug fix in the process_limit code. We are also extending the trial license to March 2, 2015.
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#BetterLinux 1.3.1-1 is out with a critical security fix for the CentOS 6.6 kernel  http://www.betterlinux.com/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=112
Overview. This release contains critical security updates for the CentOS 6.6 kernel. In addition there are several bug fixes to CPUD and IOTHROTTLED, a newer version of MySQL 5.5, and MariaDB 10.0.x support. Kernel. Latest CentOS 6.6 kernel 2.6.32-504.23.4.el6. CloakFS. No changes. MariaDB ...
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New #BetterLinux release 1.3.0-1 with bug fixes and improvements (mostly on CPUD) http://www.betterlinux.com/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=110
Overview. This release contains critical security updates for the CentOS 6.6 kernel. In addition there are a number of bug fixes to CPUD and IOTHROTTLED, newer versions of MySQL 5.5 and 5.6, and initial support for CPanel 11.50. CPUD also introduces a fix where load balancing between CPU cores ...
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New #BetterLinux release 1.2.6 is out with a new kernel, a new version of cpud and cloakfs: http://www.betterlinux.com/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=108
Overview. This is a kernel security update release along with updated patchsets for LTS kernels as listed on https://www.kernel.org/, including GRSECURITY. Starting with this release, we have dropped support for CentOS 6.5 and i386. Users can continue to use version 1.2.5 (i386), ...
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New #BetterLinux release 1.2.5 is out with a kernel security update (latest CentOS 6.6 kernel 2.6.32-504.8.1.el6): http://www.betterlinux.com/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=107
Overview. This is a kernel security update release along with updated patchsets for LTS kernels as listed on https://www.kernel.org/, including GRSECURITY. This release also provides support for Cpanel 11.48. Kernel. Latest CentOS 6.6 kernel 2.6.32-504.8.1.el6. CloakFS. No changes.
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New #BetterLinux release 1.2.3 is out with the new BYOK (Build Your Own Kernel) feature and important bug fixes http://www.betterlinux.com/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=105
Release 1.2.3 includes the following changes: Overview. This is a kernel update release with significant code refactoring to simplify application of patches to the stock CentOS 6.x and LTS kernels as listed on https://www.kernel.org/, along with numerous bug fixes.
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New #BetterLinux release 1.2.2 is out, with support for latest CentOS 6.6 kernel 2.6.32-504.1.3.el6 and important bug fixes http://www.betterlinux.com/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=103
Overview This is a kernel update release with additional support for Cpanel 11.46 along with several bug fixes and verifications in the WHM plugin any time a stop/(re)start of a service is triggered. Kernel. Latest CentOS 6.6 kernel 2.6.32-504.1.3.el6. CloakFS. Resolved potential deadlock in ...
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Linux kernel engineer
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  • BetterLinux
    Linux kernel engineer, 2011 - present
  • Develer S.r.l.
    Linux developer, 2009 - 2011
  • University of Siena
    PhD student, 2008 - 2009
  • CINECA
    System administrator, programmer, 2004 - 2008
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Colle di Val d'Elsa, Siena, Italy
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Casalecchio di Reno, Bologna, italy
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Linux kernel engineer at BetterLinux. He is specialized in operating systems, embedded systems, HPC, parallel programming and system architectures.
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  • University of Siena
    Computer Engineering, 1998 - 2004
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