How do you even do anything without using EBS?
certainly makes using EBS the easiest path. And EBS has a better reliability record as of late, but it's still often recommended to not use EBS. This avoids a single point of failure at the cost of a lot of complexity, though as AWS…
…amount of work that I've gotten done.
I consider this change in habit to be a massive success and hope to continue it for as long as I can. In the meantime I'll do all that I can to recommend this tactic to others who wish to get substantial side project work done. Let me know if this technique does, or doesn't, work for you - I'm very interested in hearing additional anecdotes!
Because it's written in C.
To quote yaakov34 on Hacker News :
There was a discussion here a few years ago about memory vulnerabilities in Some people tried to argue back then that various protections offered by modern and runtimes, such as address space randomization, and the availability of tools like for finding memory access bugs, mitigates this...
My opinion, then and now, is that C and other languages without memory checks are unsuitable for writing secure code ...
…tradeoffs you're making might not be in your favour." < Good discussion on Hacker News .
High phive this. Your application may already achieved a degree of consciousness. An information integration theory of consciousness : consciousness corresponds to the capacity of a system to integrate information.
(Let me preempt the Hacker News comment from somebody who doesn't run a business: Why would you use DMS when you could just as easily run your own mail server and send the mail directly? Answer: because that introduces new and fragile dependencies whose failure would only be detected after they had failed during a business catastrophe and, incidentally, be designed to avoid spending an amount of money which is freaking pigeon poop.)
So how do we charge for Tarsnap that accomplishes …
RubyMotion: Under the hood - A look at tools for exploring the internals of running and other iOS apps.
The Best - A variety of sites to allow you to create and share web pages quickly. for Hacking (not jsFiddle)
CodeKit 2 - for building web sites on with a bunch of nifty autorefresh features.
There are numerous examples of alternative currencies being implemented at a local level with the goal of kickstarting economic growth. In the Greek town of Volos, locals have developed an alternative currency called TEMs in reaction to the country's economic crisis. People can earn TEMs by doing jobs for each other, receiving credits instead of Euros which they can use to buy goods and services from others in the town. And in the UK, the city …
…have many connections on regular days, one mention from's homepage or from Hacker will change that in a moment. will act as protection from overloading a database.
There is also another application for Thread Pool. I often see that application layer creates its own connection pool (think), and with ~20-30 app servers it can get to ~3000 connections, and this is already problematic... but not for !
The post 16000 active connections …
…our pull request , there are still some issues to be fleshed out. But the results are very promising indeed. Although the hype is over, there are still plenty of improvements going on.. It's not completely finished yet: as seen in
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Like Hackerbut for designers. Users submit, vote and comment on daily design news.
3. Hacker News
If you work in tech HN is the source of all news worth reading.
Follow a bunch of designers and people you respect and admire, who share good links. I favorite any links that look useful and go through them later.
5. Products/Dev Tools