Monthly Archives: November 2010

Choose your battles

Here’s an interesting set of posts from Shaneal Manek, the developer behind (born as  He first makes the point that LISP is a fast language for internet server development, and with some small optimization hints, can be 4x faster … Continue reading


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No Threads Attached

Berkeley DB, at least the core API, is mostly threadless.  If you are using any of the APIs that have been around for more than five years, there’ll be nothing happening, threadwise, in the background. I think a lot of … Continue reading

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