Exponential backoff

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In a variety of computer networks, binary exponential backoff or truncated binary exponential backoff refers to an algorithm used to space out repeated retransmissions of the same block of data, often as part of network congestion avoidance. Wikipedia Exponential backoff Here is an implementation in Java /** * Calculate Exponential backoff * * @param attempt […]

Configuring Java JDK on Ubuntu

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This is an easy way to configure java on a linux box, all this information is available online. First we need to obtain the build. sudo wget http://192.168.201.47:8000/jdk-7u75-linux-x64.gz Extract from tar sudo tar xzvf jdk-7u75-linux-x64.gz Create symbolic link so we can later update the version sudo ln -s /opt/jdk1.7.0_75/ /opt/java we edit the /etc/profile and […]