Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Malware Museum

The Malware Museum is a collection of malware programs, usually viruses, that were distributed in the 1980s and 1990s on home computers. Once they infected a system, they would sometimes show animation or messages that you had been infected. Through … Continue reading

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Using SSD as the level two cache for the FreeBSD dual-controller storage array

Nowadays storage systems use fast solid-state drives (SSD) not only for storing data volumes, but even as the second layer of cache. In ZFS this feature is implemented by L2ARC and it means that we can easily enable this feature … Continue reading

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WordPress fails to color the USA audience on the map

Just found out that the top country visitors are not shown on the world statistics map of my WordPress blog and the second line Russia is colored in traditional red. I wonder, if others have the same issue or it’s … Continue reading

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The Great Martian War 1913-1917

The great deeds of our grandfathers: the History channel reminds us of something we must never forget. On its 100th anniversary, The Great Martian War tells the story of the catastrophic events and unimaginable horrors of 1913-17, when Humankind was pitted … Continue reading

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The new BSD Mag issue with our article: “Implementing In-Memory Cache in the BeaST Architecture” is out!

The fresh BSD Magazine is officially published with our “Implementing In-Memory Cache in the BeaST Architecture” article in the “FreeBSD corner”! We are discussing the ways and even implementing in-memory ZFS-based cache in our dual-controller storage system concept. Many thanks … Continue reading

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My very first work for science!

Just discovered my first published “scientific” work for the institute I graduated from. I was seriously involved in creating the first Internet gateway and the appropriate infrastructure for our institute that time. Anyway it’s a very big surprise for me, … Continue reading

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Our IBM Storwize V5000 Gen 2 book is out!

The book about the IBM Storwize V5000 Generation 2 I was working on among the team of authors has finally been published on the IBM Redbooks web-site. “Organizations of all sizes are faced with the challenge of managing massive volumes … Continue reading

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