19 April 2014

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By Asami Novak of New Relic 23 hours ago.
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…us for Happy Hour!). The keynote sessions are now posted on YouTube for anyone who couldn't make it.

Microsoft's Azure Platform got Chef and Puppet Labs integration , making it easier for enterprises to embrace DevOps. (Watch this short video about Yellow Pages Group and get inspired to make the transition!

Python engineer and writer Jeff Knupp boldly penned a blog post titled " How ‘ DevOps' is killing the developer …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 16 days ago.
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If you want to watch the whole show that this clip came from, it's on YouTube, and the show's called — rather bombastically - How William Shatner Changed the World .

It would be another decade before cellular calling capability would be made commercially available. On October 13, 1983, the first commercial cellular phone call was made by Bob Barnett, president of the now-defunct Ameritech Mobile Communications , made a call on a cellular phone in a parking …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 1 month ago.
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BenedictEvans : Flickr: $ 35m. Youtube: $ 1.65bn Whatsapp: $ 19bn. Mobile is big. And global. And the next computing platform. Paying attention?

@ taziden : On the Internet, worst cases will become common cases # fosdem # postfix

Brian Hayes : Any quantum program must have a stovepipe architecture: Information flows straight through.

So you think Verizon is stealing your Netflix bandwidth? Not so fast says Dan Rayburn, Netflix's Streaming Quality…

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 months ago.
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…. If you've never seen it before, or are itching to see it again, someone's posted it on YouTube, and I'm posting it below. Enjoy it before Paramount issues the takedown:

We don't live in a world of starships and transporters, but Microsoft's head of PR, Frank X. Shaw, the company's answer to the Iraqi Information Minister , just might. The latest evidence for this came to light in his response to Farhad Manjoo's first column for …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 2 months ago.
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…Maserati's Ghibli SuperBowl Ad Crashes Maserati Website . They fell back to a YouTube video, which is a good strategy. Still, nice looking car.

AWS cost savings alert: new prices for the M3 instances are now more cost-effective than the M1 instances. Take a look at rebalancing your instance portfolio.

Urs Hölzle with a little Google nostalgia : Back in 2000, the main ads database was on a single machine, f41. The ads group was five engineers back …

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By Shannon Behrens of JJinuxLand 4 months ago.
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…easy way I know of to get the screen to be exactly 720p.

I recorded the video at 720p. Hence, what was in the video matched 1 to 1 with what was on my screen.

Here's a link to the original video . The video is quite viewable in a normal YouTube window, but if you go fullscreen, it looks even better. The text is very crisp once YouTube switches over to the 720p version, but it's still readable even in lower bandwidth environments.

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By yummymee of Jonathan Conway 4 months ago.
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T-ARA, Shannon, Gunji(Gavy NJ) _ Day and Night(낮과 밤) MV - YouTube: Old song that I listen to...

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 3 months ago.
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…a fascinating series of Computers for Cynics vidcasts on YouTube. I'd ony really known of Mr. Nelson from his writings on hypertext, but he has a broad and penetrating insight into the early days of the computer industry. He's not really cynical, but I've always had a hard time differentiation realism from cynicism. Suffice it to say he thinks there have been many wrong paths chosen by our industry and not everything is as told by various industry hagiographies. You …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 3 months ago.
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…measuring all of this activity across platforms such as Spotify, iTunes, YouTube, Facebook, and more, poses some interesting scalability challenges. Next Big Sound collects this type of data from over a hundred sources, standardizes everything, and offers that information to record labels, band managers, and artists through a web-based analytics platform.

While many of our applications use open-source systems like Hadoop, HBase, Cassandra, Mongo, RabbitMQ, and MySQL, our …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 months ago.
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I pumped so many quarters into the arcade version of Altered Beast in the late '80s, and in the early '90s, I'm sure I wore out a controller or two on the Sega Genesis version.

For those of you who never got to play, someone's posted a YouTube video showing a playthrough of the whole thing in a shade under fourteen minutes:

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