PrincessTenko’s delayed Stock transactions

Been getting questions about her transactions (pls post them on my blog as comments) Thought I’d clarify that the transaction section is delayed. This means that there is a lag between the time the trade occurred  and when it is printed, i.e. a few periods ago PrincessTenko dabbled in that stock. See her in action (and possibly here arch rival […]

VMWare Server 2 Multicore Performance

Noticed that despite the fact that one of my VM’s (Win2k8, 64Bit) was configured with 2Gb Ram and 2 CPU cores the performance, even while idle, was not as expected. It was sluggish  and so unresponsive that the snap-in loader timed out all the time. This was very frustrating, I increased the RAM, Pagefile,  name it […]

Don’t want to learn Perl, Python, Shell … Ok, try On.Inno

There are people on this planet earth, wonderful as it is, that don’t want to learn about the glue that holds all things together. And by glue I’m referring to the workhorse scripts that never really get the attention they deserve: Perl Python Shell One cannot truly say they have experienced a production infrastructure with at least typing one command from […]

use Parallel::ForkManager

A very powerful and easy to use Perl multitasking module. Used in every single code I now write, as it’s annoying to continuously  update code just to make it scale-able. In my scripts I usually like to “fork” things off especially say when manipulating data. With this module it’s as easy as a foreach loop: use Parallel::ForkManager; use PiroLabs::Utils::DataCruncher; […]