…at The Lean Startup my interview with Matt Mullenweg , in which he talked about 's unusual setup: They have no true central office, and everyone works from home. With partially and fully distributed teams on the rise—but few established standards for running them well—we see an opportunity to bring people together for a rich exchange. This conference hits close to home for us, as Lean Startup has two desks at WeWork Soma , …was
We'll be hosting a RSVP here .and info session at our office on January 9th from 7pm to 8pm. You can
The session will introduce you to Ruby on Rails and show you just how easy it is to quickly prototype websites. You'll also learn more about our upcoming 12 week Ruby on Rails , and how it can get you started in the world of web development.
The session will be led by Josh Steiner and Matt "" Mongeau…
…2013 now. survey- the of the Ecosystem". You can help Matt with his presentation by participating in 451 's
Robert Hodges , of , will leverage his over 30 years of database and application engineering experience when he presents his keynote entitled "Thinking Small About — How MySQL Can Thrive in the of Massive Data Hype."
, CEO of , will …
The title was misleading since Matt opened by saying there is no silver bullet. But he did share some interesting tricks to avoid locking database tables during long migrations, and also outlined a way to migrate betweenversions.
Refactoring from Good to Ben Orensteinby
One of my favorite talks of the, gave several examples of smelly code and then proceeded to live code his way through various refactorings. Highly recommended.
Tomorrow I'll recap …
…or something completely different, we believe "infrastructure as code" is universal and Matt's presentation provides an accessible dive into the workings of.
For background, CME is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. More info on CME's here ., including the other presentations delivered over the course of the show, can be found
We launched the new Basecamp on March 6 . Since then we've deployed 891 new versions with all sorts of new features, bug fixes, and tweaks. Through all of that we've had just six incidents of either scheduled or unscheduled downtime for a total of 19 minutes offline.
Today, that means we've been available 99.99% of the time since launch. That's worth celebrating! Our fantastic operations teams consisting of, Eron, , Matt, Will, and …
Matt Aimonetti is a well-known , technical writer, speaker and active open-source contributor. He currently works as a software architect for LivingSocial . Prior to joining LivingSocial , Matt worked for Sony PlayStation .
…, skaar,. Also to , , Matt and for sharing and caring when I visited the team.
What's next? How do I use BOSH?
Once you get a BOSH created, I've started some other tutorials for how to use BOSH as I figure it out. Perhaps it could become a handbook or guide in the future. If you find any bugs, or have suggestions, please drop a ticket in the Issues.
At the time of writing, there are the following tutorials/guides:
Creating a BOSH from …
I'm from Portland and have spent the majority of my life there. All of my family is in Portland (Except for my sisters.), all of my wife's family is around Bend. For the longest time we've been coming to Portland for holidays and leisure. It felt like we were traveling to Portland to have fun and …
Bloat: How and Why Grew Up (and Out) - Rusty Russell, Matt Evans
This is a pretty neat examination of where bloat comes from taking V6 UNIX utilities as the baseline. It would be interesting to have a similar study on the database servers we all love and use.
Migrating to 5.4
Probably quite useful if you're dealing with PHP (although I wasn't in this session).