Our Postgres team brings together multiple dataclips and integrates them with Google Docs, creating a full business dashboard. We import and graph dataclips related to the core health of the business, including overall revenue, how support issues break down by type of incident, attrition rate over time, database provisioning time, and the top users and customers. This gives us a full perspective into our business at any given time, and is easy to share within our company.
Identifying Platform Abuse…
For ongoing updates on the incident update document on Google Docs.situation, see their
Rubygems.org compromised - Yes, it was, by another parsing vulnerability. There's a lot of work going on (including rebuilding the site from scratch) and a lot of speculation. Personally, I wouldn't install any gems (except from trusted sources) until we see a new site and a post-mortem.
Sublime Text 3 - A few things to know about … Look
The following is a draft chapter for the upcoming "The Performance of The . POSA is a collection of essays about performance optimization, designing for performance, managing performance as part of a development process, and more. The book will be published in of Open Source Applications 2013 under a Creative Commons license with royalties going to ." ( POSA), a sequel to
…provide authors with design/editing/etc using a workflow which was invented by people who grew up on Google Docs rather than manual typewriters, and create books relevant to niche audiences partially by republishing existing essays and partially by supplementing them with new material. (The upshot for the authors is that royalties are split more equitably than 93-7-but-with-accounting-practices-that-would-make-the-RIAA-proud.)
What It Includes
~ 20 essays that originally appeared on my blog, …
We recently put together a quick survey using Google Docs to pass around the office for those that have just started using Sass and to people in the community that have been using Sass for awhile. We came up with a list of five questions that would help us gauge opinions.
1. What scared you the most about taking the leap into Scss?
In general, the responses were all the same. People using vanilla CSS are afraid to jump into the command line and take on the burden of troubleshooting …
SaaS business software is the tool selection process is no longer a top down, what-fits-your-budget decision. …uses tools like Google Docs for document collaboration, 's tools to support Agile, and for creating a layered presentation of our architecture. Small- to medium-sized companies no longer need to spend a significant part of their revenues on a traditional licensing model to help our employees organize and communicate. What's exciting about
"I should have used a real presentation tool instead of Google Docs." (Doh! He's a Googler!)
More and more projects are being ported to Python 3.
People are actually capable of using one code base for Python 2.7 and Python 3.3. There's a helpful library called "Six".
The Python 3 migration is painful now, but it's going to be worth it.
If PyPy is faster than cPython, why not abandon cPython? No one is using PyPy in production. PyPy…
This is a guest post by Steve Newman, co-founder of Writely ( Google Docs), tech lead on the Paxos-based synchronous replication in Megastore, and founder of cloud service provider Scalyr.com .
postmortem . For anyone trying to run a high-availability service, this incident can teach several important lessons.service suffered a widely publicized outage on February 28th / 29th. Microsoft recently published an excellent
The central …
…Jabber, Skype, Gmail, Github, Confluence, Google Docs, and more to stay connected and learn how some of the pieces fit together. Thanks to the resources made available from day one and the accessibility of the other Operations team members, I honestly haven't felt left out in the slightest when working from home.
Operations definitely sets the bar high for accountability to users and the rest of the company. Every issue I've seen raised by support, programmers, …
Snow on the ground for the first time this winter. Doesn't look like it'll last long though.
Cane: failing your build for code quality problems - A quality checking tool for 1.9.
Octokit - 1.0.0 of this Ruby wrapper for the GitHub V3 API is out.
Every Little Things Capistrano Does Is Magic - A peek at some of what goes on when you type 'cap deploy.'
BusyFlow - Integrate Pivotal Tracker, , Google Docs…