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fork, exec, wait and exit

 | January 4, 2021 |  Posted In: DevOps, Entry Level, Information, Intermediate Level, Tools

This is the english version of a 2007 article. In de.comp.os.unix.linux.misc somebody asked: Are commands in a script executed strictly sequentially, that is, will the next command only be executed when the previous command has completed, or will the shell automatically start the next command if the system has spare capacity? Can I change the […]

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How to build a high-performance application on Tarantool from scratch

 | October 30, 2020 |  Posted In: Advanced Level, DevOps, Open Source Databases, Tools

tarantool 3

I came to Mail.ru Group in 2013, and I required a queue for one task. First of all, I decided to check what the company had already got. They told me they had this Tarantool product, and I checked how it worked and decided that adding a queue broker to it could work perfectly well. […]

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Engineering Data Reliably Using SLO Theory – Percona Live ONLINE Talk Preview

 | October 15, 2020 |  Posted In: DevOps, PLO-2020-10

Percona Live Online Agenda Slot: Tue 20 Oct • New York 12:30 p.m. • London 5:30 p.m. • New Delhi 10:00 p.m. • Singapore 12:30 a.m. (next day) Abstract Not so long ago, operations specialists worked much like today’s data engineers do: with specialized skills, they were the people who kept sites running, who responded […]

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IIoT platform databases – How Mail.ru Cloud Solutions deals with petabytes of data coming from a multitude of devices

 | July 24, 2020 |  Posted In: Advanced Level, DevOps, Kubernetes, Open Source Databases, Tools

Hello, my name is Andrey Sergeyev and I work as a Head of IoT Solution Development at Mail.ru Cloud Solutions. We all know there is no such thing as a universal database. Especially when the task is to build an IoT platform that would be capable of processing millions of events from various sensors in […]

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Cassandra Where and How by John Schulz

 | June 24, 2020 |  Posted In: DevOps, Events, Open Source Databases, Tools

If Percona Live ONLINE had graded its talks by skill level this year, John Schulz’s talk would have been essential viewing in the Beginners track. (You can watch all the event’s presentations now on Percona’s YouTube channel.) This talk was a good overview and meant for anyone who had heard of the Apache Cassandra distributed […]

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