Code Reading Example: the Linux Kernel Load Calculation
A colleague's Linux machine was exhibiting a very high load value,
for no obvious reason.
I wanted to make him point the kernel debugger on the routine calculating
It has been more than 7 years since the last time I worked on a Linux
so I had to find my way around from first principles.
This is an annotated and slightly edited version of what I did.
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I've found myself twice in a period of six months giving a poster
presentation at a conference.
This has been a new experience for me, and, by looking at what others
were doing, I realized I could do a lot better.
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Book Review: C++ Coding Standards
A number of years ago, reading Koenig's and Moo's
Ruminations on C++  I made a wish for more of the
same, updated to reflect current C++ practice.
My wish has come true.
C++ Coding Standards: 101 Rules, Guidelines, and Best Practices
by Herb Sutter and Andrei Alexandrescu 
is an indispensable book for all serious C++ programmers.
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