Linux SSD caching
The Linux 3.9 kernel (made available on April 28, 2013) introduces SSD caching. The kernel’s Device mapper now includes a cache target called dm-cache that enables SSDs or other storage device to be used as a cache for a hard drive. It essentially speeds up data writes and reads as it allows the faster SSD to first cache data and then transfer it to the slower hard drive.
- Facebook Timeline
Facebook Timeline is where you share your photos, posts and experiences on Facebook. On your Timeline you can add a cover photo, edit your personal information, view your Facebook activity log, highlight posts or images, update your Facebook status, share Facebook app activity and add new life events to your profile.
- Facebook account settings
Facebook account settings is a selection of options available to help Facebook users manage basic account preferences. Account settings is where you edit or change your Facebook name, email contact details, change notifications preferences, activate Facebook mobile and turn on security features.
- OP (original poster)
OP is short for original poster. In online discussion forums, OP is short for original poster — the person who started a discussion thread. Within the forum thread others may direct comments specifically to the original poster using the OP abbreviation. The original poster may also include this abbreviation in subsequent posts he or she […]
- Raring Ringtail Ubuntu Codename
Raring Ringtail is the Ubuntu codename for version 13.04 of the Ubuntu Linux-based operating system. Officially released in April 2013, Raring Ringtail follows the Quantal Quetzal (v12.10) release and serves as a minor, non-LTS update for Ubuntu. Ubuntu Raring Ringtail features an updated Linux kernel, 3.8, the latest OpenStack release (Grizzly) with high availability as […]
- Google Fiber
Google Fiber is a new fiber-optic internet and television service from Google offered in select cities that provides up to 1Gbps internet speeds (both upload and download). According to Google, the Gigabit internet speeds are up to 100 times faster than the average broadband speeds in place today. Google Fiber made its public debut in […]