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Comment: Re:Abroad? (Score 2, Informative) 386

by Krilomir (#26245451) Attached to: Study Abroad For Computer Science Majors?

Where, exactly? If you expect classes in English, then you betta' stay/study in the USA.

I'm from Denmark, and I graduated in computer science a few months ago from the University of Aarhus. All courses after the first year are required to be thought in English. Heck, we use American textbooks in most of our second and third year courses. But hey, if you ever come to Denmark, then don't spend all your time studying. That's not what going abroad for 6-12 months is all about. Make some new friends, go drinking and partying, pass your courses of courses, and come home with something cool to put on your CV :)


+ - Oracle Introduces Btrfs Filesystem for Linux->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "Oracle recently introduced a new Checksumming Copy on Write Filesystem named Btrfs. According to Brtfs's home page,

"Linux has a wealth of filesystems to choose from, but we are facing a number of challenges with scaling to the large storage subsystems that are becoming common in today's data centers. Filesystems need to scale in their ability to address and manage large storage, and also in their ability to detect, repair and tolerate errors in the data stored on disk."

Btrfs is released under a GPL license and is currently under heavy development. Btrfs is not suitable for any uses other than benchmarking and review but this is certainly something we should look forward to in the future."

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