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MariaDB + Galera: Regazón a la hora de sincronizar (SSI)

Hoy tuvimos una caida del cluster por un tiempo bastante considerable (fueron al rededor de 30-45 minutos creo).

El problema fue que hice un cambio en la configuración del cluster para que usase America/Mexico_City como timezone.

El cluster no lo aceptó y, al intentar reiniciar 2 de los nodos …

Ideas for Google

So, the other day a google email arrived suggesting they might be interested in hiring me.

So, that got me thinking and reading (about algorithms and design patters, btw).

I thought what would I answer if I got asked: "So, what product ideas might you have?". I came up with …

HowTo: Quick and dirty MyISAM to InnoDB convert while importing

Recently, I've been playing around with the all-mighty MariaDB + Galera Multi-Master cluster!

Yeah, one thing that got me chasing my own tail was the fact that Galera does not support MyISAM... damn... the pain!

Anyway, I figured a quick and dirty trick to import DBs to galera:

mysql -u root …

Cómo promover al FOSS en el Gobierno Mexicano

Acabo de publicar un artículo muy interesante en la Te recomiendo que lo léas y lo extiendas si puedes.


Último commit de las LeyesMexicanas

Bueno, al parecer nuestros diputados se ponen a chambearle duro para agregar sus patches a las leyes mexicanas:

Story: Mgoh

Meteors are falling from the sky. Oddly enough, they're not falling at full speed. Most of them seem coming down in slow motion. Still, there are some that come down at full speed; but they're not falling into populated areas. Also, the meteor storm seems to focus on a specific …

HowTo: Cómo clonar un repo sin historia con Git

Muchas veces, quieres el código de acá para adelante. Un caso es el Kernel.

Para clonar algo sin jalar todo su historial, utiliza:

git clone --depth 1

Así de fácil. Obviamente, substituye el repo por uno que te interese:


git clone --depth …

HowTo: Butterfly Labs BitForce 25/30 GH/s Miner in Fedora 19

So, I got my, apparently dissipated, bitcoin mining rig.

I found out it's really easy to setup in Fedora; even with SELinux and all. Here's a straightforward howto:

# Get BFGMiner
git clone
cd bfgminer

# install deps
su -c 'yum install -y uthash jansson jansson-devel …

HowTo: Install Fedora 19 on old; low on memory, machines!

Ok, when I say "low on memory", I mean less than 512 MB of RAM. My particular installation was on an old Dell; with ~384 MB of RAM.

Yep, it will take long. Yep, you will suffer. Yep, it works fine!

So, first of all, get Fedora's LXDE live CD …

The Fedorian Dare

Ok, when I first installed, I got "all crazy" and installed KDE, XFCE and GNOME all at once!

It was quite an experience. I had a pentium 4 (1st gen) with 1 GB of RAM (133 MHz or something) and …