Limiting resource consumption on servers.

In my last blog entry I described the problem of servers over committing resources. There are several  solution to this problem. The simplest and most common is to make sure that the critical resource is easily and smoothly controlled by the host OS: CPU time. If the server load is CPU bound, the other resources…

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Modeling servers for resource consumption

In the past few years, I have helped various groups deal with server problems related to resource usage. A typical scenario goes like this “we have a server we are about to release. It does great on our internal stress tests – generally composed of a server under an artificial load of multiple client machines…

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Aggregated response to comments

I am aggregating the responses to the comments about my first post: About Common Lisp and Lisp in general: I have worked on Lisp for many years, and I think it has strength that sets it apart from other dynamic languages. My favorite is the fact that you can extend the Lisp language to create…

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How It All Started…AKA the Birth of the CLR

Hello everyone, I am the Lead Architect of the CLR/UIFX group  and the Chief Architect of the .NET Frameworks.  I was thinking about what I should put in the first entry of my blog… as one of the founders of the CLR I thought it would be interesting to give you some history of how CLR was…

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