19 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 16 days ago.
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On Wednesday, April 16, at 10 am PT, Justin Arbuckle, Chief Architect of GE Capital, will present his keynote "Hunting the DevOps Whale in Large Enterprises" . This is one of # ChefConf's (many) must see talks. We asked Justin for the 411 on his presentation and here's how he broke it down:

" Driving DevOps to effect change in large organizations where you don't control all of the elements can make you feel like you are a character inside the …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 1 month ago.
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guest repost by Rotem Hermon , former Chief Architect for serendip.me , on the architecture and scaling considerations behind making a startup music service.

serendip.me is a social music service that helps people discover great music shared by their friends, and also introduces them to their "music soulmates" - people outside their immediate social circle that shares a similar taste in music.

Serendip is running on AWS and is built …

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By Jason Mcdonald of Chef Blog 1 month ago.
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Michael Ducy, Enterprise Architect at Chef

Arne Gallagher, Global Partner Manager at Chef

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Open discussion on DevOps and the changes surrounding how Development and Operations will function in the future

Networking (45 mins) with Snacks & Tea/Coffee

About the Speakers:

Michael Ducy

Michael Ducy currently works as an Enterprise Architect for Chef focused on designing and implementing automation solutions for customer's Cloud, IT …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 1 month ago.
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This is a guest post by Patrick Eaton , Software Engineer and Distributed Systems Architect at Stackdriver.

Stackdriver provides intelligent monitoring-as-a-service for cloud hosted applications. Behind this easy-to-use service is a large distributed system for collecting and storing metrics and events, monitoring and alerting on them, analyzing them, and serving up all the results in a web UI. Because we ourselves run in the cloud (mostly on AWS), we spend a lot of time …

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By Jana Boruta of New Relic 1 month ago.
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This week I had the pleasure of chatting with Andy Gross, Chief Architect at Basho Technologies . For those of you that aren't familiar with Basho they make and maintain Riak , a distributed, highly available NoSQL database that's used by companies like Google, CNN, and Yammer. Andy was the one who designed and developed Riak. During his time at Basho he also developed Webmachine, a RESTful webserver in Erlang, and RiakCS, an S3-compatible…

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Nisha Talagala , Lead Architect at Fusion-io, will present "The Evolution of MySQL in the All-Flash Datacenter," focusing on the state of the art in non volatile memory technology and its application to MySQL.

Renjish Abraham , Tech Lead DBA for Dropbox MySQL SRE, will present "Adventures in MySQL at Dropbox," a look at how MySQL helps Dropbox users store and share more than a billion files a day.

Sean Chighizola , Senior …

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By 37signals of Signal vs. Noise over 1 year ago.
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By Julian Giuca of New Relic over 1 year ago.
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…Matz is now over at our partner Heroku as the Chief Architect of Ruby.)

While Matz's talk wasn't technical, it was well received and set the tone for the rest of the conference. (After all, everyone loves Matz.) This was my first RubyConf and it was awesome. I enjoyed seeing the multi-faced tentacle monster of the Ruby community in action - the many demands and requirements of the Ruby community, and how the community itself responds to these urges.

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On ZURB over 1 year ago.
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Architects: establish systems to implement ideas

Educators: shape stories about wins

Start with a small change and be sure to provide clarity , according to Kim.

Great Product Needs Everyone

Now here's where we deviate from Kim's argument a bit. She frames this problem within the context of a UX designer filling a hole in these types of companies. But UX designer covers a swath of disciplines: graphic design, psychology, communication design, user research …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 1 year ago.
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