Archive for May, 2010

Red Hat Knowledgebase: How do I determine if my x86-compatible Intel system is multi-processor, multi-core or supports hyperthreading?

Friday, May 21st, 2010

CPU Identifications in linux kernels (2.6.18 + rhel patches) , NOTE that this is not applicable when you are running linux kernel on top of virtual hardware (i.e. Dom0 and DomU kernels won’t show proper CPU info because they use “virtual CPU” as set …

Open vSwitch [Project Home Page]

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

right now ppl are using linux bridges as virtual switches for XEN/KVM VMs. Open vSwitch is an improvement over linux bridge that supports industry standard protocol and features and IOS-like CLI — [when project matures] ]you should be able trunk yo…

Panopticlick | How unique is your browser?

Monday, May 17th, 2010

a project from Electronic Frontier Foundation. Tests your web browser’s signature by checking user-agent string, browser plug-ins, HTT_ACCEPT, etc

[RUS] Журнал Аркадия Бабченко – Круг войны. Концепт для публичного чтения. | Arkady Babchenko – Circle of War

Monday, May 17th, 2010

What happens in a war (from the veteran of 1st and 2nd Chenen wars ) , also see Arkady’s book “One soldier’s War”

Экономичный неттоп на AMD — это реально | Процессоры | Статьи Hardware | Статьи, обзоры | Новости и статьи | Ф-Центр

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

low power AMD cpu, a candidate for a new home server project

IBM developerWorks : Linux : Technical library view: Kernel APIs articles

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Series of short articles on linux kernel [2.6.27] APIs by Tim Jones

Inside the Linux boot process

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

[short] reference for linux boot process

dga: Notes from Google "Flash" talk at UCSD non-volatile memories workshop

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

a lot of interesting details about using flash drives as cache and high-perf block io devices (notes from google talk given at UCSD)

[RUS]Проектирование френдленты и рейтингов / Проектирование БД : Форум на SQL.RU | [Forum] Modeling frendlist, ratings

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Some comments on modeling friendlits user activity, for social media websites (or apps)

Rest in Peas: The Unrecognized Death of Speech Recognition – robertfortner’s posterous

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

An excellent article providing an overview and history of speech recognition technologies. For geeks looking into more tech details, pls see