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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,...
Autor David S. (Blackbelt) Última actualización 04/07/2019 - 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.
Autor David S. (Blackbelt) Última actualización 04/07/2019 - 19:41
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Learn Once, Apply Everywhere: Why React.js is Trending

In fact, according to Stack Overflow’s 2016 developer survey, React.js is the top trending technology in the web dev category.
Autor David S. (Blackbelt) Última actualización 04/07/2019 - 19:11
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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. 

Autor Shailen Sobhee (Intel) Última actualización 30/05/2018 - 07:08
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Doctor Fortran in "Are We There Yet?"

The Fortran 2015 standard is almost here, for larger values of "almost". The technical content is locked down and, at this point, only minor editorial changes are being allowed.

Autor Steve Lionel (Ret.) (Blackbelt) Última actualización 30/05/2018 - 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.
Autor Brian Richardson (Intel) Última actualización 30/05/2018 - 07:00
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Advanced Computer Concepts for the (Not So) Common Chef: The Multi-core Industrial Kitchen

This is going to be a short blog as there is no new material to discuss, just a simple extension of the earlier blogs (see

Autor Última actualización 08/10/2019 - 18:20