Monthly Archives: July 2006

Recent trends in Processor Architecture

Even an average computer user knows about an uncomfortable upheaval in the processor scene. First, all of a sudden MHz no longer remained the king of all metrics to define a processor’s power. Then came the crazy processor naming/numbering conventions. … Continue reading

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On Symantic Storage

I came across the following project GLScube on “structured semantic storage” which I found very interesting. GLS is a storage system for Linux which does away with traditional filesystem concepts and introduces tags and hierarchically organized “virtual collections” (of tag … Continue reading

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The adoption of IPv6

It has been more than a decade since IPv6 first hit news. The reason for its creation was to address the short address span of IPv4 (2^32 addresses). IPv6 supports 2^128 addresses which could enable every device on the planet … Continue reading

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