Thursday, October 8, 2009

How to Clear your Browsing History Clean

Clear your browsing history clean. Found this in lifehacker. Pretty cool tip. Here'z a snippet

ipconfig /displaydns

That shows all the DNS servers your machine has communicated with, and, surprise surprise, some of them may not be something you want everyone to see (torrent DNS, etc.)

You can clear this by typing: ipconfig /flushdns

Read the whole post by clicking here

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Technology Behind Twitter

From Wiki:
The Twitter Web interface uses the Ruby on Rails framework.[24] From the spring of 2007 until 2008 the actual messages were handled by a Ruby persistent queue server called Starling[25] but since 2009 this has been gradually replaced with software written in Scala.[26]
They started shifting from mysql + memcache to Cassandra as a database this year (2010).