A Sure Sign That Banks Are Less Fearful

April 3, 2009

A Sure Sign That Banks Are Less Fearful

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A Sure Sign That Banks Are Less Fearful
By Mike Pienciak
April 2, 2009 | Comments (0)

Look to your left, look to your right — no matter where you look, you’re sure to find an opinion on the credit markets and the health of banks such as JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) and Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC). Multiple perspectives are great, but sometimes, you just want the facts. On that note, many investors know that the TED sprea”

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The Hairy State of Linux Filesystems

February 12, 2009

The Hairy State of Linux Filesystems: “RazvanM writes ‘Do the OSes really shrink? Perhaps the user space (MySQL, CUPS) is getting slimmer, but how about the internals? Using as a metric the number of external calls between the filesystem modules and the rest of the Linux kernel I argue that this is not the case. The evidence is a graph that shows the evolution of 15 filesystems from 2.6.11 to 2.6.28 along with the current state (2.6.28) for 24 filesystems. Some filesystems that stand out are: nfs for leading in both number of calls and speed of growth; ext4 and fuse for their above-average speed of growth and 9p for its roller coaster path.’

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