Thank you, first 'Dulap' Subscriber!

Congratulations to the very first ‘Dulap’ subscriber of my machine rack service!

… installed with a colocated customer-owned FG (this service carries no additional charge!) :

Thank you for your business!

Thank you, Subscriber No. 1.

Congratulations to the first paying subscriber of my machine rack service! Thank you for your business.

Rack Service Launch.

Note: this the third and final draft of the machine colocation rack costs sheet and service terms. Prices have not changed since the last revision. The service is now live.

Rack space, as described below, is immediately and henceforth available exclusively to my L1 and L2 WoT (presently visible here.) If you, reader, are not in [...]

The Boneyard.

Update: As of 26 Nov 2019, all of the auction items in my boneyard have been sold and sent to their purchasers.

I have been asked to catalogue certain contents of my machine boneyard which are due to change hands on account of imminent liquidations of two operations in which I took part.

The items pictured below [...]

TMSR North Ameristan Rack Prospectus: Second, Revised Draft.

Note: this the second, revised draft of the prospectus, incorporating feedback from prospective customers. The previous draft can be seen here.

I have provisioned a machine colocation rack for the exclusive use of The Most Serene Republic, as represented by the WoT L1 and L2. If you, reader, are not in this roster, you may safely [...]

TMSR North Ameristan Rack Prospectus: Initial Draft.

Edit (27 Oct 2019) : This document is supplanted by the second draft of the prospectus.

I have provisioned a machine colocation rack for the exclusive use of The Most Serene Republic, as represented by the WoT L1 and L2. If you, reader, are not in this roster, you may safely skip this article.

An Inexpensive Machine Park, of Yet-Indeterminate Quality.

Oct. 16 edit: included name of the vendor being evaluated.

Today I had occasion to lease some local rack space in my town. Currently I will not mention the vendor by name here, as I do not yet know the quality of the service, but if it proves satisfactory, will reference the vendor in an appendix [...]

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Logotron Genesis.

Oct. 7 Update: Removed experimental attempt to use “shlex” for support of double-quoted search (it broke parsing of single quotes in search strings.)
Oct. 4 Update: Introduced adjustable detector of bot disconnection. Removed broken Tape knob in reader.
Oct. 3 Update: Bvt’s bot [...]

"M" Performance... Pessimizations! or: SSE is a Scam.

This article is a continuation of the M series.

The vpatch given below entirely re-implements the TLB (MMU) of M to use SIMD instructions from the AMD64 SSE2 set.

Whereas previously TLB entries were kept in memory and searched iteratively, now we keep the Tags (3 byte each) sliced into three XMM registers, and search them in [...]

"M" Performance Optimizations.

This article is a continuation of the M series.

The vpatch given below speeds up the execution of M by approximately 30% (as measured by the Dhrystone benchmark.) It implements separate single-entry TLB caches for reads and writes; a set of fastpath exception handlers; and several other minor optimizations.

You will need:

A Keccak-based [...]

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