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Nine Tips on Configuring Elasticsearch for High Performance

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This post is a check­list for opti­miz­ing Elas­tic­search’s con­fig­u­ra­tions to deliv­er max­i­mum per­for­mance, based on lessons we learned with log man­age­ment.

Elasticsearch Client Programming (2/2) - Python

Elasticsearch Client Programming (1/2) - Perl

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TCP/IP Sockets with Time Out Capabilities

Recently I had a question from one of my readers about how to close connections on a server when there are no requests received after a certain period of time. The question was asked in regard to the tcpsockets classes I covered in my blog TCP Network Programming Design Patterns in C++, none of which support time out capabilties. Timing out on both receive and connect operations are common use cases that should be covered by any halfway decent socket programming toolkits. So in this article I’ll update my tcpsockets classes to handle time outs.

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A Close Look at the NSA’s Most Powerful Internet Attack Tool
Nicholas Weaver, wired.com
We already knew that the NSA has weaponized the internet, enabling it to “shoot” exploits at anyone it desires. But the Edward Snowden slides and story published yesterday at The Intercept convey a wealth of new detailed information about the …

A Close Look at the NSA’s Most Powerful Internet Attack Tool
Nicholas Weaver, wired.com

We already knew that the NSA has weaponized the internet, enabling it to “shoot” exploits at anyone it desires. But the Edward Snowden slides and story published yesterday at The Intercept convey a wealth of new detailed information about the …

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