Pivotal CEO Rob Mee on the success of Cloud Foundry and learning to sell enterprise software

ARCHITECHT: Could you just walk us through Pivotal’s business today, and how you look at it? When I think about Pivotal, I think mostly of Cloud Foundry, but where do the other divisions come into play?ROB MEE: If you go back to April of 2013, Pivotal Labs had been acquired by EMC, and then was…

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Linux/fs/drop_caches.c

Implement the manual drop-all-pagecache function #include #include #include #include #include #include #include “internal. A global variable is a bit ugly, but it keeps the code simple */ int sysctl_drop_caches; static void drop_pagecache_sb(struct super_block *, void *unused) { struct inode *inode, *toput_inode = NULL; spin_lock(&->s_inode_list_lock); list_for_each_entry(inode, &->s_inodes, i_sb_list) { spin_lock(&inode->i_lock); if ((inode->i_state & (I_FREEING|I_WILL_FREE|I_NEW)) || (inode->i_mapping->nrpages == 0)) { spin_unlock(&inode->i_lock); continue; } __iget(inode); spin_unlock(&inode->i_lock); spin_unlock(&->s_inode_list_lock); invalidate_mapping_pages(inode->i_mapping, -1); iput(toput_inode); toput_inode = inode; spin_lock(&->s_inode_list_lock); } spin_unlock(&->s_inode_list_lock); iput(toput_inode); } int drop_caches_sysctl_handler(struct ctl_table *table, int write, void __user *buffer, size_t *length, loff_t *ppos) { int ret; ret = proc_dointvec_minmax(table, write, buffer, length, ppos); if (ret) return ret; if (write) { static int stfu; if (sysctl_drop_caches & { iterate_supers(drop_pagecache_sb, NULL); count_vm_event(DROP_PAGECACHE); } if (sysctl_drop_caches & { drop_slab(); count_vm_event(DROP_SLAB); } if (!stfu) { pr_info(“%s (%d): drop_caches: %d\n”, current->comm, task_pid_nr(current), sysctl_drop_caches); } stfu |= sysctl_drop_caches & } return }.

Link: Linux/fs/drop_caches.c
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5 Reasons Why You Need to Get Your Business On Cloud

Have you ever downloaded a heap of task management apps such as Asana and Trello? How about time management apps like RescueTime? Have you downloaded a heap of “productivity” software that tries to help you manage your workload…? But in the end, left feeling even more behind since those “helpful” apps needed just as much maintenance?

Link: 5 Reasons Why You Need to Get Your Business On Cloud
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6 Trends Shaping the UK Mobile Marketing Landscape in 2017

6 Trends Shaping the UK Mobile Marketing Landscape in 2017

The British are well known for their passion for football (soccer, not American football). The first question often asked upon introduction is ‘who do you support?’, which refers to the person’s favorite (or is it favourite)…

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And Finally: Apple ramps up augmented reality efforts

After all the fresh smartwatch and hybrid unveilings at Baselworld last week, you’d be forgiven for thinking that a quiet period would ensue. Quite the opposite, as we uncovered the Adidas Chameleon, saw Palmer Luckey leave Facebook and finally got confirmation from Google over the Android Wear 2.0 delay.

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The SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Gaming Controller For Apple Devices

The SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Gaming Controller allows users to play hundreds of controller supported games on their Apple devices. This full-sized controller’s ergonomic design is perfect for gaming, this wireless gaming controller allows the user 40-plus hours of gameplay, and when in need of a quick charge just use the Lightning connector along with the LED notifications.

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Microsoft partnership to revolutionise underwater quality testing

The partnership generated a prototype that utilises Fujitsu GlobeRanger software, Microsoft Azure and a cellular connection from Digicel to gather critical data that will assist the IMA.
The technology is intended to determine the potential impact pollution will have on aquatic life and the…

Link: Microsoft partnership to revolutionise underwater quality testing
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