Archive for May, 2013

Technology and the gym

Collection of high end, high tech gym equipment:

  • anti-g running treadmill
  • high altitude cycling & high altitude gym in hypoxico chambers. More theory and some nutty hypoxic swimming techniques.
  • endless swimming pools
  • Plus some very useful blogs
    DC Rainmaker – ultimate gadget triathlon
    ultrarunner girl

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    Posted by admin - May 21, 2013 at 21:57

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    Infrastructure stats

    From businessweek: The master copies of all the shows and movies available to Netflix take up 3.14 petabytes of storage space. (In comparison, Facebook uses about 1.5 petabytes to store about 10 billion photos.)

    From LinkedIn: Obama for America
    May 2011 – November 2012 (1 year 7 months)Chicago, IL
    The infrastructure we built has been credited as a major differentiator in the President’s successful reelection bid. In total, these systems pushed a peak of 4 gigabits per second and 10,000 requests per second over 2,000 simultaneous nodes in 3 geographically separate data centers, serving 180 terabytes of data and over 8.5 billion requests.

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    Posted by admin - May 11, 2013 at 20:15

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