Category Archives: performance

Vacation Tasks

So, I’m taking vacation this week and next. Here’s a (partial) list of tasks that are left to do: Visit BC for NANOG 55 Work with Threshold Communications to verify interop is working as well as it seems to be … Continue reading

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software bridge loops suck, too

I didn’t realize that I had two of my machines attached to openvpn from the same l2 segment. It caused a network outage for about 24 hours. Sorry for the downtime folks. I believe that if I turn on stp … Continue reading

Posted in colliertech, debian, F5, Free Software, Hardware, LD1, LD11, LD36, LD40, legislative districts, network saturation, Networking, performance, perl, politics, proliant, spanning tree | 2 Comments

NIST::NVD::Store::SQLite3

I published an SQLite3 storage back-end to NIST::NVD on the CPAN. It’s pretty quick. About as fast as the DB_File one, but without the down side of being tied to DB_File. It shouldn’t be too difficult to re-factor this code … Continue reading

Posted in Databases, debian, F5 Networks, feds, Free Software, MariaDB, NIST, performance, perl, security, SQLite, work | 2 Comments

blog optimizations

Thanks to some recommendations from Jeremy, Pierre and Jeff, this blog should be running a lot less slowly. I’ve installed memcached, set up wordpress plugins, tuned apache MPM parameters, tweaked iptables and tc rules and beaten on the blog with … Continue reading

Posted in blog, C.J. Insider, colliertech, customer experience, debian, Free Software, network saturation, Networking, performance, rate limiting, Software, traffic shaping | 9 Comments

Running a console cable to the radio

So, I’m attaching a radio to the chimney. I don’t want to have to bring it down every time I need to flash the firmware, so I’m also running an rs-232 cable up to it along with the PoE data/power … Continue reading

Posted in amateur, colliertech, ewn, feds, government, Hardware, Networking, performance, proliant, security, sun, weather, winter, wireless | Tagged | 2 Comments

An update

I don’t really have anything really exciting to report, so y’all get to listen to me blather. And after all, that’s what blogs are for anyway, right? Zelda is turning 11 months old this month. This is still my favorite … Continue reading

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does anyone else feel forced to produce crap?

Management wants MORE RESULTS NOW NO MATTER WHAT THE COST!!!!! I feel like the world is telling me to give them more crap, less useful code! Does anyone else feel like business requirements are forcing them to produce lots of … Continue reading

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From Lang.NET 2008 – Wednesday

0843 Alrighty… we’re online. I checked in on #debian-mono, and meebey had plenty of suggestions on how to fix the .deb. 0923 There’s a talk on IronRuby. Microsoft is implementing a Ruby compiler on the CLI. It uses the DLR … Continue reading

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Man, that sucks

I’ve dropped from a google pagerank of 7 to 5. I need to be more interesting, it seems. So, things… Unit testing with Perl is fun. You should all take a look at petdance‘s WWW::Mechanize and Test::WWW::Mechanize. If one were … Continue reading

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SD Times article about Mono

—–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA1 http://www.sdtimes.com/article/story-20061001-02.html Sorry Matt, Miguel was on vacation and I took charge while he was gone. My apolgies for letting your bug slip through the cracks. I was busy with work work. If that link … Continue reading

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