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Thursday, April 1st, 2010

horror story about duplicate records in a table with UNIQUE index. The guy buid a pg himself (w/out knowing much about it), at some point pg included a patch that changed string sorting order, and that led to duplicate records. / you had to do REINDE…

Receive packet steering []

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

notes from LWN about RPS patch — a way to distribute incoming traffic coming from 1 source (1 NIC, 1 queue, 1 IRQ line) via multiple CPU by hashing tcp headers and distributing by hash across multiple CPU/Cores

Ksplice: Rebootless Linux kernel security updates

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

new way (hopefully will be mainstream soon) to apply updates to linux kernel”on the fly”, i.e w/out need to reboot. The system is more or less a hack at this moment.