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Infrastructure at Second Life

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Second Life Architecture Hardware 2000+ Servers in 2007 ~6000 Servers in early 2008 Plans to upgrade to ~10000 (?) 4 sims per machine, for both class 4 and class 5 Used all-AMD for years, but are moving from the Opteron 270 to the Intel Xeon 5148 The upgrade to “class 5″ servers doubled the RAM [...]

Top 5 Technology Watch List for 2008

Friday, December 21st, 2007

It’s that time of the year where everyone is predicting the future. So, here is my obligatory top 5 watch list for 2008.

What if I only had a hour to live?

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

I was flipping channels this evening in my hotel room and heard a very touching story about a man who wrote a short Xen like essay about all the things he would do if he had only one hour to live. By the way, he dies shortly after completing the essay. Then, I started thinking [...]

Drupal and Second Life Integration … Drupal is White Hot

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Drupal gets a Second Life framework Objects in the Second Life virtual world can now be more easily integrated into Web sites running the Drupal content management system thanks to a new third-party module creator released this week. The new framework, created by third-party Drupal developers 2bits, allows objects inside Second Life to interact with [...]