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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
if you have 500K tiny files take an extra meg of disk space, but save a meg of disk space on 2K giant files, your overall efficiency is not improved
extents work pretty well at consolidating disk allocation units, so the win on modern filesystems would not be very large.
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