Weeknotes - Latency, SQLite statically, printing with netcat

A couple of weeks ago my POE switch at the mountain site kept finding itself in quite the unresponsive state. This is a photo of me cruising into the microwave shed with my small, inadequate replacement switch and POE injector. The autopsy is ongoing...

Bookmarked

Latency sneaks up on you
https://brooker.co.za/blog/2021/08/05/utilization.html

  • How measuring latency != measuring efficiency.

Hosting SQLite databases on Github Pages
https://phiresky.github.io/blog/2021/hosting-sqlite-databases-on-github-pages/

  • Compile SQLite to WebAssembly, wrap it in JS, and fetch only what you need.

Bye CUPS: Printing with netcat
https://retrohacker.substack.com/p/bye-cups-printing-with-netcat

  • nc 192.168.1.223 9100 < doc.pdf (it's real!)