Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Internet struggle

I've been taken back to my pre dsl days, thanks to the MTS MBlaze stick I recently acquired. The connection is best effort, speeds go down to a few bytes, forcing me to refresh a page at-least thrice before I can see it. All of this has made for a great vacation and bad experience. Sigh! I should have done much more research before acquiring a USB modem stick. I should probably move on to the 3G sticks available.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

cgroup proposal for use in SLURM

I came across the following slides about using cgroups with Slurm. Very exciting to see cgroups be used more widely. For those of you who missed it, there is also a long discussion on autogrouping using tty's.

Dynamic programming for the binomial coefficient

More fun things, this time with some visualisation of what happens when memoisation is used and what happens when we don't. I don'...