Archive for the 'OS' Category

ArchitectNotes – Varnish [what's wrong with caching things in memory]

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

excellent notes about app design, and what can happen if an app tries to implement its own memory management

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.

Memory Translation and Segmentation : Gustavo Duarte

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

very goom sum-up about memory mechanism in modern x86 machines. For more elabored and detailed info

[x86 booting] How Computers Boot Up

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

2nd article, the 1st is at

pre-build VMware images of CentOS

Monday, May 5th, 2008

pre-build images for CentOS im minimal,LAMP and GNOME-desktop config (saves your time). Images are with modified kernels

Thread Pooling (Windows)

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

thread pooling win32 API

Something like a home page [of Ulrich Drepper, libc maintainer ]

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

home page of Ulrich Drepper, libc maintainer and kernel developer. Interesting materials about POSIX, glibc , SElinux and more …