Sometimes people talk about making the Lab more like Production. Actually this is usually an anti-goal. That may sound surprising but consider this:


  • lots of users
  • lots of data samples
  • variable available memory
  • variable available disk
  • variable other things running on system
  • variable network quality
  • variable [other stuff]
  • metric goal…

I wanted to talk a little bit about securing C code, this came up a few weeks ago in a friendly twitter discussion and I said I would write something; so here it is.

Securing C is not an easy thing to do generally but we had pretty good success…

Rico Mariani

I’m a software engineer at Facebook; I specialize in software performance engineering and programming tools generally. I survived Microsoft from 1988 to 2017.

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