Archive for February, 2010

The Twitter Engineering Blog

Friday, February 19th, 2010

all sorts of system and software engineering info from Twitter. Also see

Jon Schutz Technical Notes and Recommendations » Perl client for Facebook’s scribe logging software

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Describes how to build thrift (cross-platform service/RCP framework from facebook) modules for scribe client (high-performance async log aggregator server from facebook). Also see Log::Dispatch::Scribe on CPAN

Checkpoints and the Background Writer: PostgreSQL 8.3 Improvements and Migration

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

improvements to PostgreSQL that could be made by tuning wal/background writer processes

Tuning PostgreSQL WAL Synchronization

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Notes about PostgreSQL WAL synchronizations methods

WAL Configuration

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Notes about Write-Ahead Log, Check points and other IO configuration related to postgresql transaction log settings

THIRD RAIL » Memcached based message queues

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Blog pots shows and explains how to implement simple queue system on top of memcached

[DE] Cisco ASA, Linux und QEMU | SinusPL’s Blog

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Notes about ASA 8.02 firmware: after some tricks with hexdump, dd and gzip, the guy was able to extract linux x86 initrd image from

CCIE in 3 months – Is it possible?: Get your hands dirty with Linux on an ASR1000

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

internal details about Cisco ASR1000 “platform” router, including hardware details (/proc/cpuinfo, dmesg)

Дмитрий Коменденко. МИФЫ ЛЕНИНГРАДСКОЙ БЛОКАДЫ. Актуальная история

Monday, February 1st, 2010