Federico Biancuzzi is a freelance interviewer. His interviews appeared on publications such as ONLamp.com, LinuxDevCenter.com, SecurityFocus.com, NewsForge.com, Linux.com, TheRegister.co.uk, ArsTechnica.com, the Polish print magazine BSD Magazine, and the Italian print magazine Linux&C.
WAPBL stands for "Write Ahead Physical Block Logging". WAPBL provides metadata journaling for file systems. In particular, it is used with the fast file system (FFS) to provide rapid file system recovery after a system outage. It also provides better general-use performance over regular FFS through less on-disk metadata updates… read more
On June 29, 2007 the Free Software Foundation released the GNU General Public License, version 3. What happened since then? I had the opportunity to discuss many subjects with FSF's founder and president Richard Stallman. First of all, could... read more
Jedi apprentice Federico Biancuzzi contacted the Council and interviewed
27 Master Developers to talk about how they liberated
OpenBSD 4.4 from the Empire.
Details on the operation are not completely disclosed yet, but you can
already see a picture of the Uniform,
of the team Team,
and of the elite PuffySet read more
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