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Moss DB Progress

I’ll try to make this update as brief as I can but it’s certainly an important one, so let’s dive right into it. The last few weeks have been rough but work on our package manager has still been happening. Today we’re happy to reveal another element of the equation: moss-db. Putting moss-db to the test moss-db is an abstract API providing access to simplistic “Key Value” stores. We had initially used some payload based files as databases but that introduced various hurdles, so we decided to take a more abstract approach to not tie ourselves to any specific implementation of a database.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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Initial Performance Testing

With further progress on boulder, we can now build native stone packages with some easy tweaks such as profile guided optimizations (PGO) and link time optimizations (LTO). That means we can take a first look at what the performance of the first cut of Serpent OS shows for the future. The tests have been conducted using benchmarking-tools with Serpent OS measured in a chroot on the same host with the same kernel and config.

Monday, August 2, 2021

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Boulder Keeps On Rolling

Squirreling away in the background has been some great changes to bring boulder closer to its full potential. Here’s a quick recap of some of the more important ones.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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Yet Another Website Revamp

Yeah we did it again. Project is back with a bang and working away so we revamped our website during our port to Bootstrap 5. Shiny, updated website revamp This wasn’t just a visual update however, we’ve revamped much of the content too. Look around the new homepage, we’ve linked new pages explaining our project goals and vision. Sure, we’re not quite there yet but we’re definitely seeing exciting times here at Serpent OS.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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