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Understanding NFS Caching

Filesystem caching is a great tool for improving performance, but it is important to balance performance with data safety. Caching over NFS involves caches at several different levels, so it is not immediately obvious which combination of options ensures a good compromise between performance and safety.

Client-side caching

the NFS ...




This Is What's Missing From JJ Abram's Star Trek

I'm thrilled that Star Trek has returned to the big screen and that JJ Abrams has helped increase its popularity amongst mainstream viewers. This is very important to the franchise in order to attract new fans and continue to grow and produce new Star Trek content. However, I am ...




Perhaps Obama Has Outsmarted Us All

Obama Inauguration 2013

In January 2009, Americans felt hope and promise at the dawn of a new era: the first African American was sworn in as president and he offered a different view of the world - one of hope and change. Steeped in historical significance, this event was marred by the constant reminder ...



The Protests in Madison

The events unfolding during the past weeks in Madison, WI have been an incredible and educational experience. Being at the heart of this issue (because it is occurring right here where I live) has shed light on how the national media has unfortunately not been reporting the facts and details ...