boston dynamics

dang!! Boston Dynamics four legged robots are amazeballs:

Etcd 2.0 walkthrough

Excellent overview of Etcd and description of new features / bug fixes in 2.0..

User Space Networking

One theme I’ve noticed recently is a move to User Space networking - not for normal application use per se, but for specific high throughput cases, where the kernel’s general network stack’s overhead is too much. This isn’t a new thing, but something I’ve never gotten around to exploring. This vid, from last year, provides an overview of three different implementations..