Archives Oct. 27, 2004

Review goes very well (Dan seems to like it...)

Started out a little rocky (Vince's IE was set such that it disallowed the SVG viewer), but Dan seemed to be very impressed with the product and its potential. I spent the time between and around the conference calls working on icons (still not happy with the one for optical nodes).

Management meeting in a ...

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Think I may have discovered a serious performance flaw (Formatting ignored error message in a very tight speed-critical loop)

When I raise error messages I default to being verbose, I'll tend to format the error in such a way that even if it were to show up where a user could see it, it would be somewhat intelligible (or so I tell myself).

However, the SNMP storage mechanism is doing this type of reporting ...

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When you know the app is CPU and memory starved... (Don't add extremely heavy processes to the box and head out to a meeting...)

Came back from the meeting to find hundreds of processes running on cmon, with complete memory exhaustion and hundreds of alert messages in my inbox. I'd decided earlier in the day to try running both the old (heavy) scanner and the demo scanner at the same time... stupid of me.

The load-levels were in the ...

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