Wandering Thoughts archives

2023-05-31: DNSSEC failures are how you get people to disable DNSSEC
2023-05-30: Some tricks for getting the data you need when using bpftrace
2023-05-29: System administration's long slow march to configuration automation
2023-05-28: My current editor usage (as of mid 2023)
2023-05-27: How I set up a server for testing new Grafana versions and other things
2023-05-26: In practice, Grafana has not been great at backward compatibility
2023-05-25: That people produce HTML with string templates is telling us something
2023-05-24: Encryption for stream based protocols versus 'RPC' protocols
2023-05-23: Some views on protocols and encryption
2023-05-22: What I see as good options today for encrypted NFS
2023-05-21: NFS with Kerberos and NFS without Kerberos are two quite different things
2023-05-20: Some notes on the cost of Go finalizers (in Go 1.20)
2023-05-19: The long life of Apache httpd 2.4
2023-05-18: What a desktop environment is on modern Linux
2023-05-17: (Graphical) Unix has always had desktop environments
Having metrics for something attracts your attention to it
2023-05-15: The time our Linux systems spend on integer to text and back conversions
2023-05-14: Why I use separate lexers in my recursive descent parsers
2023-05-13: The paradox of ZFS ARC non-growth and ARC hit rates
2023-05-12: The modern browser experience has some impressive subtle tricks
2023-05-11: I've mostly stopped reading technical mailing lists
2023-05-10: Mailing lists versus forums, some thoughts
2023-05-09: Curing my home desktop from locking up in the cold (so far)
2023-05-08: When to use drgn instead of eBPF tools like bpftrace, and vice versa
2023-05-07: Advisory file locks and mandatory file locks are two quite different things
2023-05-06: Finding which NFS client owns a lock on a NFS server via Linux kernel delving
2023-05-05: Some early praise for using drgn for poking into Linux kernel internals
2023-05-04: Flock() and fcntl() file locks and Linux NFS (v3)
2023-05-03: Forcefully breaking NFS locks on Linux NFS servers as of Ubuntu 22.04
2023-05-02: The types of TLS seen on our external MX (as of April 2023)
2023-05-01: How NFS v3 servers and clients re-synchronize locks after reboots

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