Hadoop (formerly Nutch, or NDFS) Distributed Filesystem (HDFS)


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
The Nutch Distributed Filesystem (NDFS) has been renamed the Hadoop Distributed Filesystem (HDFS). Follow along with the Nutch Hadoop Tutorial. I actually...

Rails 1.1.6 - yet another security patch


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Twice in two days. I get to upgrade to rails 1.1.6, which is likely to break Engines if I'm reading this correctly. Mark my words, I doubt this patch fest...

Cornfs Update


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
I've had serious problems using shfs, sshfs, and sfs. The first two fall apart under load, and the latter is a nightmare to get working in our environment...

Rails 1.1.6 - We still need full disclosure.


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
I've been listening on #rails-security on IRC for a while now, and there doesn't appear to be much headway describing what bugs were fixed by what patches...

Updated cornfs to v0.0.5.0


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
I've been working on cornfs this weekend a bit to speed things up. With the help of gprof and gcc -pg, I found that the caching routines were causing a...

A Salted mod_auth_pgsql2 for ActiveRBAC


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
I've made a few changes to mod-auth-pgsql2 v2.0.3 for a project I'm working on. The goal was to allow Subversion to authenticate user credentials against...

Updated CornFS to V0.0.5.1


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
After filling a CornFS volume for a couple of days now, I found a few problems that really begged for another release. I'm still building cornfs with debug...

mod_auth_remote and ActiveRBAC


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
After patching up mod_auth_pgsql2, I ran into another painful wall. In order to use ActiveRBAC's static_permissions schema to authenticate wether a user...

EV-DO Revision A vs Revision 0


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
William Reading on the LOPSA list mentioned some useful bits about EV-DO Revision A rollout plans that seemed worth posting to the blogosphere: Thus spake...

Rails: Undefined class/module error: solved?


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
The Problem We have been getting a "undefined class/module" error on 2 of our 6 app servers in one testbed. Same sourcecode, same installs (systemimager...