Design Java Linux Scalability

Results of Scalability Improvements for Project Voldemort

For the past several weeks I’ve been working on and off on an NIO implementation of Project Voldemort‘s socket server. Voldemort is a distributed hash table used at LinkedIn in order to scale certain workloads. Up until now, Voldemort used a blocking I/O (BIO), thread-per-socket model for its binary protocol. My implementation moved to supporting […]

Linux Miscellaneous

If You're Installing Fedora 8 on a Dell Inspiron 530S

I recently bought four machines for a test lab I’m configuring. Each is a Dell Inspiron 530S that comes without an operating system. (Well, technically it comes with FreeDOS.) So I set about to install Fedora 8 on it. If you’re installing Fedora 8 on a Dell Inspiron 530S, here are some tips for you: […]