June 18, 2020 12:56PM
Why is there a "V" in SIGSEGV Segmentation Fault?
My program received a SIGSEGV signal and crashed with "Segmentation Fault" message. Where does the "V" come from? Did I read it wrong? Was there a "Segmentation *V*ault?"? Or did Linux authors make a mistake? Shouldn't the signal be named SIGSEGF?...
January 18, 2018 12:06PM
However improbable: The story of a processor bug
Processor problems have been in the news lately, due to the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. But generally, engineers writing software assume that computer hardware operates in a reliable, well-understood fashion, and that any problems lie on the software side of the software-hardware divide....
December 21, 2016 2:00PM
A Very WebP New Year from Cloudflare
Speed & Reliability
Cloudflare has an automatic image optimization feature called Polish, available to customers on paid plans. It recompresses images and removes unnecessary data so that they are delivered to browsers more quickly....