Tuesday March 8, 2011
How Pinboard handled the traffic burst when Delicious got "sunset'd"
Tuesday January 18, 2011
The German capital is divided once again, as residents of the former east are forced from their homes by gentrification
Sunday October 24, 2010
SO &co are moving their datacenter from the West to the East coast, saving 100-150ms per request for East coast/European users.
Thursday September 30, 2010
"An open, simple, web-scale pubsub protocol, along with an open source reference ... We offer this spec in hopes that it fills a need or at least advances the state of the discussion in the pubsub space. Polling sucks."
Aside from the slightly annoying name it's a straight forward protocol, easily digestible spec.
Tuesday September 21, 2010
"So when I was approached about the Varnish project I wasn't really interested until I realized that this would be a good opportunity to try to put some of all my knowledge of how hardware and kernels work to good use, and now that we have reached alpha stage, I can say I have really enjoyed it." Notes on system design, caches and complexity.
Monday April 26, 2010
These slides and notes were originally written to accompany a three hour Redis tutorial I gave at the NoSQL Europe conference on the 22nd of April 2010.