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How We Made GitHub Fast – GitHub – Moving to bare metal and federated storage on Rackspace has brought our average Rails response time to consistently under 100ms
Ksplice » Mapping your network with nmap – System administration and software blog – nmap is the port scanner. It's a powerful, sophisticated tool, not to mention a movie star. In this post I'll show you just a few of the cool things nmap can do.
MixApp – Hang Out, Listen Together. – MixApp lets you and your friends listen to your music together in a private chat room
Browser Speed Tests: IE 9 Beta, Firefox 4 Beta, Chrome’s Crankshaft, and Opera 11 Beta – Google's got a new "Crankshaft" in its bleeding-edge Chrome, Internet Explorer 9 is out to prove its modern mettle, Firefox 4 is nearly complete, and Opera's adding extensions. It's a good time to put these browsers head to head.
Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Evolving the Data Center to Private Cloud – The many faces of Cloud Computing will play a significant role in those changes, along the explosion of mobile devices, the expanded use of video and the value derived from new ways to apply analytics to massive amounts of data
Using Neo4j with Vaadin Part 1: Creating the Architecture – GitHub – In this article, we are going to look at the architecture for a simple Neo4j-enabled Vaadin application and also create a very simple application that uses a Neo4j database
Using Google Contracts for Java with IntelliJ IDEA | Javalobby – The first step after obtaining the Google Contracts for Java Jar and adding it to your project, is to enable Annotation processing support in IDEA.
iPhone notes app comparison – All this – I have four note taking apps for the iPhone: Simplenote, Elements, PlainText, and Nebulous Notes. I’ve written about each of them before,1 but I thought it might be useful to compare them all in a single post.
AVG LiveKive to launch as Dropbox alternative – Called AVG LiveKive, the new service will launch in beta form next week — competing against apps like Dropbox, SugarSync, and SpiderOak. Users will get 5GB of storage for free
GParted 0.8 can recover data from lost partitions – GParted is an extremely handy LiveCD to keep in your technician's toolbox, and its new version features one very major addition: GParted 0.8 can now help you recover data from lost partitions
What if this is as good as it gets? – What if, after years of increasing evangelism and fever-pitch hype and demos and speeches and books and talks and blogs and tweets and logos, Microsoft shifts direction once again, destaffs the IE team, and “deprioritizes” any notion of an IE 10?