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OpenStack 5h
Open source, open community, open development, and open design. The 4 Opens are our core values.
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kernel_perspective Oct 29
`sendmail` is a famous program of the Unix ecosystem written by Eric Allman at UC Berkeley. `sendmail` evolved from ARPANET `delivermail`, and first shipped with 4.1c BSD in 1983. In 1998, Computerworld wrote, "about 70% of all Internet E-mail is routed using sendmail"
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TwoBitHistory Nov 12
I've long wondered if the Unix commands on my Macbook are built from the same code that they were built from 20 or 30 years ago. The answer, it turns, out, is "kinda"! My latest post, on how the implementation of cat has changed over the years:
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Sarah Mei 13h
When the answer to every question you ask them is “it depends” followed by exhaustive explanation & examples
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Daniel Gruss 10h
We systematically analyzed , and and came across interesting new transient execution attacks: Great collaboration with , Frank Piessens :)
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Chris Siebenmann 16h
Blog post: Character by character ('raw') TTY input in Unix, then and now (in which I talk about how & why raw mode input is comparatively cheaper today) (tl;dr: there's now lots of code working on character input before it gets read)
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Julien Goodwin 23h
If you've never seen it, 's "eat my data" talk should be required viewing for anyone who stores anything on disk-like things. Notably a null implementation of fsync is explicitly standards compliant.
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O'Reilly OSCON Nov 12
The is now open for 2019, happening July 15–18 in Portland! We're looking for speakers w/ stories to tell on , , and more. Submit your talk today
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Bruno Borges 20h
Only 10 developers actively working on . It's time for developers (about 70% use ) to contribute back. Help out:
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Michael Dexter Nov 12
This must be the place. DM me to meet up at .
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Tom🌶\(^-^)/ Nov 11
This question comes up a lot so here is it "How to Build & Extend ZFS Pools with VDEVs / Adding Drives to an Existing FreeNAS" Along with some great links to help you get into the details about planning your VDEV layouts.
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Johnathan Corgan Nov 12
The ZFS filesystem (introduced in 2005) uses a Merkle-tree chain of hashes to provide end-to-end data integrity for disk block reads and writes. A blockchain! 😏
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sssshhhh Nov 12
tfw you're cleaning up oooold workspaces and really really wish you'd put them on their own .
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Phil Dunn 23h
is also future proof (until atleast we reach a maximum file size of 16 exbibytes (2ˆ64 bytes) and maximum volume size of 256 trillion yobibytes (2ˆ128 bytes)!!
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Rafael Vieira Coelho Nov 12
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The Register Nov 9
How one programmer's efforts to stop checking in buggy code changed the DevOps world
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Abstractions conf returns 2019 Nov 12
What's the oldest piece of conference swag you still have?
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Robert Fisher Nov 11
baby steps, but I have successfully cross-compiled a small program for
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Stewart X Addison 🇪🇺 Nov 12
Optimistically putting this out here again- if anyone has the old SunPC software for driving the x86 expansion cards for Solaris/SPARC systems can you give me a shout? I've got cards but have never been able to use them :'(
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Joseph D. Marhee Nov 11
I just published Using Kubernetes to provide iPXE Infrastructure for up-to-date SmartOS platform
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