24 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 8 days ago.
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…the limits of scale. Find out how they are processing up to 10 trillion transactions per month from Vice President of Data Delivery, Ted Wallace. Register today .

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GigOM Interviews Aerospike at Structure Data 2014 on Application Scalability. Aerospike Technical Marketing Director, Young Paik explains how you can add rocket fuel to your big data application by running the Aerospike database on top of Hadoop for lightning fast user-profile …

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…particularly interested in the presentation on MySQL 5.7 from Tomas Ulin, VP of MySQL Engineering for Oracle, which demonstrated the ongoing improvements and commitment Oracle has made to MySQL. I also found the talk by Boris Renski of Mirantis especially helpful in increasing my understanding of the OpenStack ecosystem and the organizations involved in that space. The talk by Robert Hodges of Continuent on integrating MySQL and Hadoop and the talk by Nisha Talagala…

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 16 days ago.
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Phil Schiller is Vice President, Worldwide Marketing at Apple, isn't happy with the state of advertising for the iPhone, and he's likely not happy with their advertising agency, Media Arts Lab. Here's an excerpt from an email exchange between Schiller and his contact from Media Arts Lab:

I now have Apple board members asking "what is going on with advertising and what are you doing to fix it". The team is too good to be in this spot.

In another …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 22 days ago.
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…the limits of scale. Find out how they are processing up to 10 trillion transactions per month from Vice President of Data Delivery, Ted Wallace. Register today .

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As one of the fastest growing VoIP services in the world Viber has replaced MongoDB with Couchbase Server, supporting 100,000+ operations per second in the short term and 1,000,000+ operations per second in the long term for their third generation architecture. See the full story …

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By Kirby Frugia of New Relic 1 month ago.
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9. Phil Haack. VP of product development at GitHub. Previously senior program manager on the ASP.NET team at Microsoft.

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10. Corey Haines. " The software journeyman." Speaker, teacher, cofounder of Code Retreat, and developer on MercuryApp and Slottd.com.

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11. Scott Hanselman. Programmer, writer, teacher, speaker. Co-author of …

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 1 month ago.
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CEO and President at Black Duck

Michael Skok, General Partner at North Bridge

Jeffrey Hammond, VP, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals at Forrester Research

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Hope you'll join us in defining the future of Open Source!

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 months ago.
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…Manjoo Mantra, and that's not the sort of snub that Frank X. Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications (that's right, the word corporate appears in his title twice ) gets paid big bucks to take lying down. He published one of those "open letter" replies to Manjoo's column in Business Insider , which I include in its entirety below:

Dear Farhad,

When you wrote for Slate, you often championed new emerging technologies that offered …

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 2 months ago.
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…large-scale, mission-critical infrastructure teams for more than 17 years. Currently the VP of Engineering at Next Big Sound, he was previously the head of infrastructure at Knewton, managed UNIX Engineering at D.E. Shaw & Co. and enterprise monitoring tools at Morgan Stanley. He even ran his own infrastructure architecture consultancy for seven years.

Dave's " Awesome Postmortems" will be a full-day, practical, and hands-on workshop including training …

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Tomas Ulin , Vice President of MySQL Development at Oracle, will present "Raising the MySQL Bar," a look at how Oracle delivers constant innovation and enhancements to the MySQL community.

Nisha Talagala , Lead Architect at Fusion-io, will present "The Evolution of MySQL in the All-Flash Datacenter," focusing on the state of the art in non volatile memory technology and its application to MySQL.

Renjish Abraham , Tech

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By Tammer Saleh of Tammer Saleh 3 months ago.
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VP Engineering

A VP of Engineering, on the other hand, is a much more hands-on, personal and tactical role.

VPEs are responsible for ensuring that the engineering team continues to hum along at a good pace. They guide the technical architecture of the product, the team organization, and short-to-medium-term technology direction. They have a personal relationship with every engineer and can make the best use of each individuals strengths.

A good VPE can lead teams of hundreds …

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