The most beautiful computer science paper I have ever read

The most beautiful computer science paper I have ever read

A mathematical algorithm, greek politics and a bunch of priests…this is what you need for the most beautiful paper I have ever read. This week I am bringing you a paper about the Paxos distributed…

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Protecting the DNS Root servers against DDoS attacks

Protecting the DNS Root servers against DDoS attacks

สวัสดีที่รัก, you might know there are 13 root DNS server (okay, actually server clusters with anycast routing, but let’s assume there are actually 13 physical servers). These serve as the backbone of the modern internet…

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Push is faster than pull, HTTP/2 server push

aruntt’apxsmawa munat kullaka, I am currently playing around with HTTP/2 and trying to figure out if and what performance benefits it brings. One interesting feature I found is the possibility to push data from the…

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It gets even quicker, faster sorting with Pattern-defeating Quicksort

សួស្តីជាទីស្រឡាញ់, this is a classic computer science bachelor topic: Sorting algorithms, implementing them and in the figuring out that Quicksort is the fastest you can get (by divide-n-conquer). Hence, it amazed me to find out…

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Making WordPress faster the hardcore way: Optimizing Memcached with in-kernel caching

nyob zoo tus hlub, in my blog I am cheating a little for performance as I have heavy Cloudflare caching in front of it, but the default optimization for WordPress is using Memcached, a widely…

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