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Appendix F – Personal observations on the reliability of the Shuttle by R. P. Feynman

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

famous and somewhat forgotten so called “minority report” by Richard Feynman on the aftermath of Challenger Shuttle disaster in 1986 that determent that management culture of NASA to responsible for the disaster, and not some particular technical fa…

Tenable Network Security: Ranum’s Rants – The Anatomy of Security Disasters

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

highly recommended read for anyone dealing with security and PHBs. This is by

Karesansui Project [XEN Web Management, GPL, RHEL/CentOS 5.x Compartable ]

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

web management for XEN, including installing, monitoring and console. Based on libvirt, written in python, ,uses JQuery for interface, tightvnc-java for console, SQLite [default], MySQL, PostgreSQL as database.

TCP Tuning Guide [Office of Science, DOE, US GOV]

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Excellent site provides both theoretical background and practical recommendation for the situation when you need to push limits of TCP links using regular OS and commodity hardware. Especially useful if you need to do it via long-haul fast TCP link,…

Introducing NetBSD 5.0

Friday, May 8th, 2009

BSD 5.0 release presentation, includes benchmarks: F10 vs FreeBSD 7.x vs NetBSD 4.0 and 5.0 (also see )

Behind Pwn2Own: Exclusive Interview With Charlie Miller : Introduction – Review Tom’s Hardware

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Charlie Miller is the one who broke in to up2date fully patched mac in about 1 minute and won (macbook air ) in the latest Pwn2Own content. Good read if you have 20 minutes.

Anti-RDBMS: A list of distributed key-value stores | Richard Jones, Esq.

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

comparative review of different DHT scalable systems

How to reset the default virtual directories that are required to provide Outlook Web Access, Exchange ActiveSync, and Outlook Mobile Access services in Exchange Server 2003

Monday, March 16th, 2009

well, if getting some weird errors from OWA after you (or some app you have installed ) messed IIS config — you can re-install OWA, re-create all owa directories w/out touching exchange installation itself

VirtualBox P2V Success | My Foo Is Strong [phisycal win xp -> vmware vm -> virtualbox vm conversion]

Monday, March 9th, 2009

If you need to P2V your windoze install into virtual box vm — you can follow a true-hacker way [

Common Optimization Mistakes / presentation from phpCon Quebec 2009 /

Friday, March 6th, 2009

about optimization, speed, scaling web apps. Useful not only to php programmers, but to web app developers in general