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…
Staying Power: Developers are invested and committed to their companies and see longevity in their careers. There is a common perception that those involved in software development are constantly changing jobs. Despite the wealth of opportunity available to them, Chef's survey found that …
using as part of its DevOps Automation Service is an important benchmark for IT automation:
- Enterprise Chef sets the standard for cloud automation: Enterprise Chef allows you to interact with the Rackspace cloud, knife command line , making it an ideal automation platform for cloud infrastructures. Enterprise Chef can scale to accommodate up to10,000 nodes under …, and environments via the
(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 …
tedchs : I'd like to propose a new rule for News: only if you have built the thing you're saying someone should save money by building themselves, may you say the person should build that thing.
lamby : predicted they would be good over the long term but said that he didn't want to repeat " 's mistake" of pricing the iPhone in a way that was so fantastically profitable that the smartphone market became a magnet for …
…on regular days, one mention from's homepage or from News 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 - Percona Server continues …
I had one final issue, which is rather niche: My newsreader gnus connects to my NNTP feed via a SSH hop. The configuration looked like this: (setq gnus-select-method '(nntp "localhost" (nntp-address "myshellhost") (nntp-rlogin-program "ssh") (nntp-open-connection-function nntp-open-rlogin) (nntp-end-of-line "\n") (nntp-rlogin-parameters ("nc" "mynntpserver" …
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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
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