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2008 Disk Performance · I did some re­search on storage-system per­for­mance for my QConf San Fran­cis­co pre­so and have num­bers for your delec­ta­tion (pic­tures too). Now is a good time to do this re­search be­cause the hard­ware spec­trum is shift­ing, and there are a bunch of things you might mean by the word “disk”. I man­aged to test some of the very hottest and lat­est stuff ...
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HTML5 Pain · Sam Ru­by is al­ways worth read­ing; to­day his Half Full took me on a (rare) vis­it to HTML5-land. Among the many things I feel guilty about, not hav­ing the strength to fol­low HTML5 is promi­nen­t. Ian Hick­son and his posse have re­peat­ed­ly proved that they can ef­fort­less­ly over­run my in­put buffer; I won­der how W3C stal­warts like Dan Con­nol­ly are hold­ing up un­der the strain? ...
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