Mon.Mar 01, 2021

Celebrating 10 years in Japan with the new AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region

All Things Distributed

I am pleased to share that the AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region has transitioned from a Local Region into a standard region with three Availability Zones (AZs), a broader (and growing) service portfolio, free tier option, and new pricing options.

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The Netflix Cosmos Platform

The Netflix TechBlog

Orchestrated Functions as a Microservice by Frank San Miguel on behalf of the Cosmos team Introduction Cosmos is a computing platform that combines the best aspects of microservices with asynchronous workflows and serverless functions.

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Linux Kernel vs. Memory Fragmentation (Part 1)


(External) memory fragmentation is a long-standing Linux kernel programming issue. As the system runs, it assigns various tasks to memory pages. Over time, memory gets fragmented, and eventually, a busy system that is up for a long time may have only a few contiguous physical pages. Because the Linux kernel supports virtual memory management, physical memory fragmentation is often not an issue.

Fallacy #7: Transport cost is zero

Particular Software

Of course, there are upfront and ongoing costs associated with any computer network.