ENTRIES TAGGED "worries"

Kaminsky DNS Patch Visualization

Dan Kaminsky has posted the details of the widespread DNS vulnerability. Clarified Networks created this visualization of DNS patch deployment over the past month: Red = Unpatched Yellow = Patched, "but NAT is screwing things up" Green = OK…

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Shared nothing parallel programming

I agree strongly with Tim and Nathan's belief in the importance of parallel computing. I've been following this space since 2000, when I took Gurusamy Sarathy's initial work on making perl multi-threaded and finished it for the 5.8 release. The initial perl threading released in 5.5 had a traditional architecture: all data was shared between all threads. The problem with…

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Amazon EC2 and S3 disaster planning

In my post Amazon Web Services and the lack of a SLA, I asked the following question. So, if your company is based on AWS: What does your disaster recovery plan look like? How do you react if Amazon goes down or if Amazon decides to shut down AWS? I asked for what your tradeoffs and disaster recovery plans were….

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