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Apr
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comment Chef conditional execute in recipe
That no longer exists.
Apr
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Apr
21
comment How secure is SSH ForceCommand on a jump host?
Have you tried this? This idea occurred to me and I'm wondering how well it works.
Sep
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Jan
19
comment Network filtering with libvirt + xen + bridge + nat?
Thanks for asking the question. I've spent the last hour trying to get libvirt nwfilter stuff working, figuring that since it was all iptables stuff, it would just work despite Xen being second-class. Good to know it doesn't!
Apr
30
answered Ruby on Rails Process Stuck at 100% CPU
Nov
18
accepted Monitoring batch job servers that go up and down randomly?
Nov
17
asked Monitoring batch job servers that go up and down randomly?
Nov
17
comment How to serve 50m files as if they were in one directory?
This makes no sense to me. Involving a database would only slow things down. Apache serving static files is incredibly fast and totally bulletproof, and the code is much simpler to write.
Nov
17
comment How to serve 50m files as if they were in one directory?
I see somebody changed "50m" to "50 million" on the grounds that "m" doesn't mean million. That's fine, and I appreciate the help. However, for the record, "m" does also mean million: economist.com/research/styleGuide/index.cfm?page=738514
Nov
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Nov
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accepted How to serve 50m files as if they were in one directory?
Nov
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comment How to serve 50m files as if they were in one directory?
I appreciate your good intentions, but I'm not seeing how that's an improvement on taking my 50m JSON files, transforming them to 50m HTML files, and then feeding them to a web indexer. Involving a database and dynamic page generation plus a cache would require more code, more resources, and more time.
Nov
17
comment How to serve 50m files as if they were in one directory?
The source data for this is about 2TB of complicated JSON. For this activity, a few people want to be able to perform fast arbitrary text searches and view the related data in an interface less hideous than JSON globs. If the requirements change to something more complicated, I'll certainly do something more complicated.
Nov
17
comment How to serve 50m files as if they were in one directory?
Good question! In my case, I need to index them all, and an unknown fraction will be viewed. I have to write the HTML renderer regardless, so it seemed easier to just do a rendering pass and then turn a standard HTML indexer loose rather than writing a custom indexer that works from the same raw data.
Nov
17
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Nov
17
revised How to serve 50m files as if they were in one directory?
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Nov
17
comment How to serve 50m files as if they were in one directory?
Because I have 50 million things I want to index and display, and the options for searching and displaying that many HTML files are free, easy, and well tested.
Nov
17
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Nov
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asked How to serve 50m files as if they were in one directory?