Bookmarks for 31 lug 2012 from 11:08 to 14:23

These are my links for 31 lug 2012 from 11:08 to 14:23:

  • VMweird | Tales from the Virtualization Crypt! – Tired of day-by-day activities, silly requests by customers, boring meetings?

    This website is right for you! It’s a meeting place for guys working in the Virtualization fields, to meet other like you and share the fun by telling your stories and have a laugh reading from others.

    [ via http://www.vuemuer.it/?p=3641 ]

  • Introduzione a GlusterFS: uno storage scalabile e distribuito – Mia mamma usa Linux! – GlusterFS è un file system open source distribuito e scalabile orizzontalmente, la cui capacità può essere dinamicamente espansa mediante l’aggiunta di nuovi nodi. GlusterFS è in grado di arrivare a gestire fino a diversi peta byte, migliaia di client e diverse aree dati (storage) organizzandole in blocchi che rende accessibili su Infiniband RDMA (remote direct memory access, fibra ottica) o connessioni TCP/IP.
    Le risorse “memoria e disco” vengono rese disponibili sotto un unico punto di condivisione e tali risorse possono essere montate dai client mediante tre diversi protocolli: CIFS, NFS od il client nativo Gluster.
    Questo articolo effettua una prova su strada di GlusterFS, introducendone i concetti e sperimentandone le funzionalità.
  • 800 Open Source Packages for AIX Ready for Downloading NOW (AIXpert Blog) – […] Instead of getting annoyed and complaining (like me), Michael decided to go and fix this short fall himself and a personal project and "give back" to AIX users world wide. So he compiles the open source packages on AIX and makes them freely available for download from:   http://perzl.org
       This website covers the AIX pre-compiled binaries for 800+ open source packages as RPM's and the other his hot project Ganglia for POWER, AIX and Power Linux […]
  • Variable Expansion | Variables and Parameters in the Korn Shell | InformIT – Variable expansion is the term used for the ability to access and manipulate values of variables and parameters. Basic expansion is done by preceding the variable or parameter name with the $ character. This provides access to the value.

Bookmarks for 27 lug 2012 through 30 lug 2012

These are my links for 27 lug 2012 through 30 lug 2012:

  • Rex V: an AJAX Regular EXpression eValuator – – This site is a Regular Expression evaluator for several different regular expression systems:
    PHP PCRE
    PHP Posix
    Perl
    Python
    Javascript
    Node.JS
  • calligrafia.org » il sito dell’Associazione Calligrafica Italiana – […] Nel settembre 1991 a Milano, un gruppo di calligrafi fonda l'Associazione calligrafica Italiana. Da allora il programma dell'Associazione è cresciuto con successo anche grazie ai contatti mantenuti con altre associazioni calligrafiche all'estero (in Europa e in America) garantendo così scambi di informazioni e soprattutto la possibilità di avvalersi della collaborazione di insegnanti di riconosciuta competenza. In questi anni l'ACI ha sicuramente ottenuto successi e risultati. Oramai la calligrafia è praticata anche in Italia, sono state organizzate mostre e avviati contatti con biblioteche e scuole[…]
  • Rajiv’s blog – I was in charge of scaling Dropbox for a while, from roughly 4,000 to 40,000,000 users. For most of that time we had one to three people working on the backend. Here are some suggestions on scaling, particularly in a resource-constrained, fast-growing environment that can’t always afford to do things “the right way” (i.e., any real-world engineering project ;-). If people find this useful, I’ll try to come up with more tips and write a part 2.

Bookmarks for 25 lug 2012 from 14:52 to 15:47

These are my links for 25 lug 2012 from 14:52 to 15:47:

  • Disaster: LVM Performance in Snapshot Mode – MySQL Performance Blog – In many cases I speculate how things should work based on what they do and in number of cases this lead me forming too good impression about technology and when running in completely unanticipated bug or performance bottleneck. This is exactly the case with LVM
    Number of customers have reported the LVM gives very high penalty when snapshots are enabled (leave along if you try to run backup at this time) and so I decided to look into it.
  • Netexpertise » Mysql Ultra-Fast Backup with LVM – It is generally good practice to respect the two following points when backing up databases. The backup has to be:
    consistent
    fast
    Consistency is easily achieved putting a read lock on all tables beforehands. However, this isn’t always applied, and WILL definately lead to a database integrity problem at some stage.
    Once a lock has been set on the database, the backup has to be as quick as possible, all write instructions being held in the queue.
  • MIME and HTML in Email – How to encapsulate HTML in an email message and send via sendmail