21 April 2014

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By Jennifer Burke of Chef Blog 2 months ago.
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Join us at SCaLE 12x , the Linux/ Open Source software expo in North America. We'll be hosting two Chef workshops as well as great Chef technical presentations from Cloud Integrations Lead, Matt Ray and Software Engineer, Sean O'Meara. Matt will be presenting on Chef deployment on OpenStack on Saturday, February 22nd. If you're an OpenStack user this is a talk you won't want to miss. Sean O'Meara, fresh off his participation …

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 2 months ago.
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…skyrocketing in popularity. Large crowds packed the Config Management Room, where our own Sean O'Meara presented "Configuration Management 101″, which you can check out here . Michael Ducy presented again, this time on " Deploying CloudStack with Chef" ( slides here ). Seeing so many people join us to talk config was inspiring, and a bit intimidating. Luckliy there were lots of great folks with real wisdom to contribute, making our job easy. …

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Sean: I use it, and love it.

Joe: That's what Heroku recommends: https://devcenter.heroku.com/articles/heroku-postgresql#set-up-postgres-on-mac

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Things like mentioning a person's name and setting up notifications for things that interest you can help keep up with several chat rooms. Mine are: my first name, my GitHub and Twitter usernames, ‘coffee', ‘alaska', /game ?night/, and ‘ griddler '.

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By Dominic of Blog | The Working Group over 1 year ago.
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…servers, monitoring system, and backup systems. For a number of months Scott worked with Sean on setting up these systems, and he soon extended these efforts into creating whole applications that would support the software that we were building for our clients. PostageApp was dreamed up on our trip to Mexico in 2009 to solve the problem of sending application driven email for all of the social network tools and group buying systems we were building at the time. It's still going …

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By Dominic of Blog | The Working Group over 1 year ago.
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…and meet some of the key members of TWG's future like Hesham, Sean and most importantly - Oleg and Scott.

Oleg had just rolled into Toronto after a computer science degree, and he somehow found one of our unique job posts online. Just one hour with him and it was clear that he was smart, was interested in building the same kinds of apps that we were, and that he'd be a great addition to the team. For two weeks, Oleg wore his business casual uniform to the office, until …

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Sean "The sexy one " Casey is an American professional wrestler who wrestles on the southeast independent circuit . he is known to prowl around the citys with lots of girls acting like he owns the place. he is very approachable with a little smugness he truly does live his gimmick.

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ryanmichael-s :

thingsonseansbed :

Nothing is on Sean's bed.

Sean is gone.

THIS IS THE SADDEST.

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Sean O'Halpin - Processing Tweets at the BBC

Sean O'Halpin couldn't make our December meeting due to illness, but he's fighting fit now and is going to give his talk this month instead. He'll be telling us about some work at the BBC involving twitter:

I'll be talking about how we're using Ruby to process tweets in realtime to discover inbound links to the BBC Zeitgeist and how we're reading the Twitter Firehose …

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Sean O'Halpin - Processing Tweets at the BBC

Sean O'Halpin is going to tell us about some work at the BBC involving twitter:

I'll be talking about how we're using Ruby to process tweets in realtime to discover inbound links to the BBC Zeitgeist and how we're reading the Twitter Firehose (about 1000 tweets/sec = about 90 million a day) and storing the data in Amazon S3.

There'll be a bit about Hadoop and …

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By Renae Bair of Intridea - Company Blog over 3 years ago.
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Sean grew up idyllic Carlsbad, California. "Crime was nearly unheard of, the beach was nearby. For many people it was paradise. Yet at times I felt like that small town kid that needed to get out and explore a big city." Now, Sean lives and works in and around D.C., arguably one of the coolest cities in the United States. As for Ruby's role in all of this, he says, "I'd still be writing Java XML configuration files in some backwater IT department if it weren't …

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