How to find a wireless network adapter’s speed in Linux?

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How to find a wireless adapter‘s speed in Linux? ethtool does not show the speed of the wireless adapters. For finding the configured speed of wireless adpaters in Linux, you can use the iwconfig tool. iwconfig: configure a wireless network interface For example, to find the speed of the wireless adapter wlp8s0: # iwconfig wlp8s0
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How to generate reference of web pages in the IEEE citation format with bibtex?

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How to generate reference of web pages in the IEEE citation format with bibtex? From the IEEE Citation Reference, the reference for web page is like this: WWW Basic Format: [1] J. K. Author. (year, month day). Title (edition) [Type of medium]. Available: http://www.(URL) Example: [1] J. Jones. (1991, May 10). Networks (2nd ed.) [Online].
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Systems Conferences

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Which ones are good systems conferences? Top ones by ACM and USENIX: OSDI: https://www.usenix.org/conferences/byname/179 SOSP: http://sosp.org/ Other SIGOPS Events: http://www.sigops.org/conf-sponsored.html EuroSys: http://www.eurosys.org/ SoCC: http://www.socc2013.org/ (SoCC 2013) ASPLOS: http://www.sigplan.org/Conferences/ASPLOS/Main VEE: http://www.sigplan.org/vee.htm USENIX ATC: https://www.usenix.org/conferences/byname/131 NSDI: https://www.usenix.org/conferences/byname/178 IEEE Conferences: ICDCS: http://www.temple.edu/cis/icdcs2013/ (2013) IPDPS: http://www.ipdps.org/ Other related ones and workshops: HPCA: Search HPCA ConferenceSC: http://www.supercomp.org/IEEE CLUSTER: http://www.clustercomp.org/ HotCloud:
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IEEEtran BibTex style

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How to install install the IEEEtran BibTex style in Fedora? IEEEtran.bst is the official BibTeX style for authors of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions journals and conferences. http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/IEEEtran/bibtex/ How to install it on Fedora 17: # yum install tetex-IEEEtran An example of using it: bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} bibliography{IEEEabrv,ref}

I/O Microscopy: Tasks’ Disk I/O Information with High Accuracy

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Abstract Most popular task monitor systems (such as top, iotop, proc, etc) can only get tasks’ disk I/O information like tasks’ I/O utilization percentage every seconds due to kernel timer/tick frequency and high time cost of system interfaces. This article presents I/O Microscopy, a new way to get tasks’ disk I/O information with high accuracy.
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Large-scale Data Storage and Processing System in Datacenters

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Research on Cloud Computing has made big progresses and many excellent large-scale systems have been designed in recent years. I compiled a list of some large-scale data storage and processing systems in datacenters as follows. Storage systems Google File System (GFS): http://research.google.com/archive/gfs.html HDFS implementation: https://hadoop.apache.org/docs/r2.7.2/hadoop-project-dist/hadoop-hdfs/HdfsDesign.html Colossus (GFS2): Colossus: Successor to the Google File System (GFS)
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Conference Ranking by Average Number of Citations in the Last 5 Years, 2012

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I am trying to find out the top conferences that have the largest average number of citations in the last 5 years on the Internet but fail to find one. However, there are many rankings about the overall citations and numbers of publications. Hence, it is not hard to calculate the average number of citations
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Reading List for Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing

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Understanding the literature is usually the first step to do research, which is the same for systems research on cloud computing. A reading list may help a lot to those that just start in cloud computing research. Prof. Lin Gu, my PhD supervisor, compiled a reading list for system research on cloud computing. The reading
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