Assembly Optimizations I: (Un)Packing Structures

This is the first post in a series about optimizations that can be performed when compiling C (or possibly other languages) to x86_64 that are currently not performed by popular compilers (Clang/LLVM, GCC/GNU, ICC/Intel). While some of these may be relatively straightforward, others may require a…

OSCON 2014: A Personal Story

Note: Persons mentioned by name gave advance consent to be in this article. Note II: This is a narrative. Expect a more objective overview and explanation of OSCON in the near future. Note III: Quotes are recalled from memory, so some may be partially inaccurate. If you were misquoted here,…

sfDB5 Talk

This is the annotated version of my presentation on sfDB5. The original slides are over here. Here goes. sfDB5 A Schemaless Relational Key-Structure Store Haneef Mubarak Hi, I'm Haneef Mubarak and I'd like to talk about [ess-eff-dee-bee-five], a schemaless relational key-structure store. Common NoSQL Traits Developer Friendly Fully Horizontally Scalable…

Projects All Over the Place

So in my spare time, I code. Most of my code is open source, so you can check it out over on GitHub. While you're at that, for a profile of my coding habits, have a look at my Open Source Report Card (disclosure: it provides a view that is…