Articles and News
Uncovering a 24-Year-Old Bug in the Linux Kernel
The author analyzes an old issue in the Linux kernel TCP implementation.
(Very) Basic Intro to Elliptic Curve Cryptography
In this post, the author gives a short introduction to ECC (Elliptic Curve Cryptography.)
ENIAC Turns 75
This article gives an insight into the history of the ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
Babelfish: The Elephant in the Room?
In this post, the author reflects on how Amazon AWS’s Babelfish will influence PostgreSQL.
Staying Safe With .NET Containers
This post gives some general security advice in working with .NET containers.
Farmers Are Having to Hack Their Own Tractors Just to Make Repairs
This article shows the consequences of proprietary, closed software finding its way more and more into farming.
NOTAM for SREs
The author suggests defining a single place where SRE should document temporary information on systems and their operation.
#sre #devops #notam
Consensus is Harder Than It Looks
This article highlights three challenges in consensus for highly available systems.
Releases and Projects
»For this release, we have improved array indexing, expanded safe access to union fields, and added to the standard library.«
FileRun is a self-hosted file manager.
Home of the ncurses-based disk usage analyzer; also contains a list with similar projects.
plocate is a faster mlocate replacement with a smaller index footprint.
»Minimalist and opinionated feed reader.«
Beej’s Guide to Network Programming
#network #network-programming #learning