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This blog is moving

Posted by user on 22 Dec 2014

This is the last year for Bureau 14 as we unanimously decided to rename the company to quasardb.

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Include what you use

Posted by user on 17 Jan 2014

Oh what a tangled web we weave when we first try to optimize files inclusion in C++. I can hear your sarcasm other-language programmer developer, feel free to flood the comments sections with something along the lines of “We don’t have this problem in fancy-new-language, you paleo-programmer!”.

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Tags: cpp, boost, clang, Uncategorized

Season’s greetings

Posted by user on 21 Dec 2013

I wish you all a great holiday season, see you next year!

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How to know the duration of a software project

Posted by user on 30 Nov 2013

The best way to have a value as accurate as possible is to complete the software project.

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The Nagle Algorithm

Posted by user on 25 Nov 2013

I'm used to read technical inaccuracies when it comes to system programming, and writings about the Nagle algorithm are very high in the list.

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Tags: asio, c++, nagle, networking, Uncategorized

On the importance of automated benchmarks

Posted by user on 11 Sep 2013

A couple of years ago, Antirez wrote a note on his blog about "The Toilet test". He made a couple of great points, criticizing the test and the method.

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How fuzzing helped us find a nasty bug

Posted by user on 08 Jul 2013

> The issue described in this post has been fixed in quasardb 1.0.1 released today. We strongly encourage our customers to upgrade their clusters. This issue can cause a denial of service if an attacker has access to the network where your quasardb cluster is installed.

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Tags: c++, fuzzing, quasardb, testing, Uncategorized

Scaling with C++ 11

Posted by user on 21 Jun 2013

My "Scaling with C++ 11" talk is online.

It's really great to see yourself in video because everything bad about your presentation becomes obvious. I already have a lot of ideas to improve this one and I hope I can deliver something much better at Meeting C++. I hope to see you there!

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Tags: boost, c++, conference, Uncategorized

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

Posted by user on 12 Jun 2013

In my C++ Now 2013 presentation, I talked about the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird as an example of how you sometimes go around problems by "leaking":

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Tags: blackbird, c++, sr-71, Uncategorized