May 2007

Compression/Expansion Routines:   Hoff is talking about compression/expansion techniques available on OpenVMS over on this blog entry. Reading about DCX$ routines took me... (79 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

Analyzing RMS indexed files:   There have been some recent discussions on C.O.V concerning RMS indexed file metadata. A number of years ago, there was... (84 words, 2 comments, 0 pings)

Sneaky performance tricks:   Want the read performance benefits of a RAM disk with physical disk protection? Don't want to spend money? Try this nice little trick (on Alpha/IA64 8.2 and later with volume shadowing and LDDRIVER installed). (82 words, 2 comments, 0 pings)

OT: Laughs:   An atom walks into a bar. "Give me a drink" says the atom to the the bartender, "I just lost an electron today". The bartender asks "Really? Are you sure?" And the atom replies, "Yep, I'm positive". (37 words, 1 comments, 0 pings)