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Fri 20 February 2015

# Extracting small chunks of data from EXTREMELY LARGE files - say hello to memory mapped files

Posted by ankur in Research (2138 words, approximately a 9 minute read)

Memory mapped files are brilliant when you need to extract tiny bits of data from files that are much much larger than the total memory your system has.

Thu 13 October 2011

# Dennis Ritchie passes away.

Posted by ankur in Tech (81 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Thank you dmr Sir for your numerous contributions. You will always be remembered. I wish I had gotten the chance to meet you in person.

A news link is here. His homepage at Bell labs.

A rather fitting comment from a reddit thread:

#include <stdio.h>

int main(void){
printf …