…on regular days, one mention from's homepage or from News will change that in a moment. will act as protection from overloading a database.
There is also another application for Thread Pool. I often see that application layer creates its own connection pool (think), and with ~20-30 app servers it can get to ~3000 connections, and this is already problematic... but not for !
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I had one final issue, which is rather niche: My newsreader gnus connects to my NNTP feed via a SSH hop. The configuration looked like this: (setq gnus-select-method '(nntp "localhost" (nntp-address "myshellhost") (nntp-rlogin-program "ssh") (nntp-open-connection-function nntp-open-rlogin) (nntp-end-of-line "\n") (nntp-rlogin-parameters ("nc" "mynntpserver" …
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3. Hacker News
If you work in tech HN is the source of all news worth reading.
Follow a bunch of designers and people you respect and admire, who share good links. I favorite any links that look useful and go through them later.
5. Products/Dev Tools
Hey, it's HighScalability time:
Run pneumatic tubes alongside optical fiber cables and we unite the digital and material worlds.
1 billion : searches on in
pg : We [ News] currently get just over 200k uniques and just under 2m page views on weekdays (less on weekends).
rtm : New server: one Xeon E5-2690 chip, 2.9 GHz, 8 cores total, 32 GB RAM.
…team !'s program. I'm extremely excited about these additions to our
Please join me in welcomingand to the family.
eats drunk man alive in
The moral of this story: Don't get drunk in India, as you will be discovered and eaten by a python.
Some poor guy partied way to hard while he was in India this week and passed out in the street.
Unfortunately for said drunk man, the first to discover his unconscious body was none other than a giant python.
…called mboma) that "had been caught in the process of trying to swallow a girl" in the hotel. News that went wild in the morning of Saturday, November 9, about the alleged incident practically brought life in Buea to a standstill, as the 'entire' town trooped to the premises of the hotel, perturbing traffic for hours. However, the population lost both their patience and temper when no information came to them after hours of waiting.
Instead of explaining to the people …