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Talk - High Performance Software Defined Storage

Talk - High Performance Software Defined Storage

A high level talk from Infracoders Melbourne on 12/04/2015.

Continuous integration for the Linux Kernel - Built within Docker

Continuous integration for the Linux Kernel - Built within Docker

Linux Kernel CI for Debian Github: sammcj/kernel-ci Those of us using technologies such as Docker and BTRFS or simply trying to gain a performance edge on the competition have a...

Delete Government-Linked Certificate Authorities in OSX

Delete Government-Linked Certificate Authorities in OSX

Inspired by http://zitseng.com/archives/7489 Source (Github) WARNINGS Do not run unless you understand what this is doing The CA system is broken by design - This is not a fix for...

Building a high performance SSD SAN - Part 1

Building a high performance SSD SAN - Part 1

Over the coming month I will be architecting, building and testing a modular, high performance SSD-only storage solution. I’ll be documenting my progress / findings along the way and open...

XenServer, SSDs & VM Storage Performance

XenServer, SSDs & VM Storage Performance

Intro At Infoxchange we use XenServer as our Virtualisation of choice. There are many reasons for this including: Open Source. Offers greater performance than VMware. Affordability (it’s free unless you...

The Best Of - 2014 Edition

The Best Of - 2014 Edition

At the end of every year I note down a summary of the best applications, hardware & websites I’ve enjoyed & depended on throughout the year (and often for some...

Search – A Journey of Delivery on a Budget

Search – A Journey of Delivery on a Budget

Presented a Melbourne Search – July 2014 – ‘Search – A Journey of Delivery on a Budget’. ) Video here

Talk - 24 Months

Talk - 24 Months

The way we work at Infoxchange has changed greatly. A retrospective journey into transforming Infoxchange’s technology and culture over the past 24 months - presented a Melbourne DevOps – December...

Direct-Attach SSD Storage – Performance & Comparisons

Direct-Attach SSD Storage – Performance & Comparisons

Further to my earlier post on XenServer storage performance with regards to directly attaching storage from the host, I have been analysing the performance of various SSD storage options. I...