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What do you expect?

In the future, computers will be more and more portable and the networks that connect computers together will be much faster. Data will be centralized for the purposes of logical integrity. This requires that networks be made fast, reliable, and

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Posted in cloud computing

dev/null, screen, and ptmx permission problems in xen vps

I got switched to a Xen VPS (debian linux) recently and discovered that some applications couldn’t write to /dev/null. It turns out that /dev/null was actually only readable and writable by root. I logged in as root and changed the

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Posted in designing scalable systems