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RAID Performance on Ubuntu

A while ago I posted an article explaining how Redundant Arrays of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) can provide a means for making your disk accesses faster and more reliable. In this post I report on numbers from one of our servers running Ubuntu Linux. The real performance...
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Teaching a MOOC: Lessons Learned & Best Balch Practices

I just completed teaching a MOOC on Computational Investing via coursera.org. I did some things right and a lot of things wrong. Here are my lessons learned from the first round. I’m very excited now about the second go at this, and the ability to make the course even...
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