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

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; … Continue reading use Parallel::ForkManager

Using SCSI or IDE as a VMWare virtual device adapter

For a while I noticed the performance of a virtual machine (2 cores, 2GB, Win Server 2K8 R2 64Bit) was very poor, while the autostart services always timed out. After starting services manually things eventuallystarted working although at a sluggish pace. Fixed: changing the VMWare device adapter from IDE to SCSI, the performance has signifincantly improved.

Introducing PrincessTenko

With Hurricane Sandy, and also the time of the year, my God have I been busy working full time has never been so demanding. Well with the sad news out of the way, I also bring some good news. PrincessTenko is a new trading strategy written to trade equities (long & short). Can find more information about … Continue reading Introducing PrincessTenko