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Dynamic Languages Take Over the Internet

The server world has really embraced Python in a big way. For example, the OpenStack project is a very popular Infrastructure as a Service offering, and most of it is written in Python. This makes Python a leader for Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI), Software Defined Storage (SDS) and Software Defined Networking (SDN).
Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 19:43
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The 0-Day Challenge: What is the Pulse of the Internet?

The core components of the Internet get updated constantly. Every time the source changes, the health and performance can change. A single source code change can fail to build, can break compatibility with existing code and can change the performance anywhere from a fraction of a percent up to 10% or more on major customer workloads. We're trying to read the pulse of our core components (Python,...
Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 19:42
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Making the Dead Rise, and Other Impossible Tasks

My current job is to lead our company's work on dynamic server languages, such as performance optimization and feature enabling. Besides PHP and HHVM, we want to improve Python. There is a huge amount of Python code in use out there, for example running OpenStack, Swift, DropBox and many others. What I didn't realize when I took the job was that much of this use is in a "dead" language.
Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 19:41
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Announcing the Intel® Distribution for Python* Beta

The Beta for Intel® Distribution for Python* 2017 has been available for 1 month and I wanted to share some of our experiences.

Authored by Robert C. (Intel) Last updated on 12/31/2018 - 16:12
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Celebrating a Decade of Parallel Programming with Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB)

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB).

Authored by Sharmila C. (Intel) Last updated on 08/01/2019 - 09:30
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VTune Amplifier - Collection failed due to SCP failing to copy files from the host to the target

VTune Amplifier uses SCP as a mechanism to copy files to and from the host and the target system, while performing a remote collection. 

Authored by Shailen Sobhee (Intel) Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 07:08
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Using Whitelists to Improve Firmware Security

Firmware-based attacks typically attempt to add or modify system firmware modules stored in NVRAM. Tools provided by the open source CHIPSEC project can be used to generate and verify hashes of these modules, so users can detect unauthorized changes.
Authored by Brian Richardson (Intel) Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 07:00