Hey, it's HighScalability time:
1 Billion/Month : Active Mostly Mobile YouTube Users
@ NeckbeardHacker : "Wait...he reimplemented swatch and rsync in chef, node and mongo?"" " "......Why?""Go easy on him...he's a Ninjipsterstar."
@b6n : Scale myth #1: Your service is a unique snowflake.
@ polotek : If you don't care about bugs, …
Here's aview of the area:
...here are the floor plans (click to see a larger version):
Yup, the office has a small shower room attached to the kitchen! Good for those of you who do bike commutes (myself included).
...and here are some photos:
Yup. It certainly does not like that.
Let's create a very real-world, enterprise-level, business-critical test case:
invalid_byte_spec.rb require 'rspec'
def replace_name(body, name) body.gsub(/joel/, name) end
describe 'replace_name' do it 'removes my name' do body = "hello joel"
replace_name(body, 'hank').should eq "hello hank" end
it 'clears out invalid UTF-8 bytes' do body = "hello …
Earlier this month, I pointed to TshirtOS, the smart t-shirt designed by CuteCircuit and sponsored by Ballantine's ( yup, the whiskey company) and included a video of the shirt in action. They've posted a new video which takes a little dramatic licence in order to remind us that in the right hands — or the very, very wrong ones — technology can be a gateway to adventure:
In case you don't believe that a gadget in the right hands can turn an ordinary …
…55248d6 ) and fixed some code formatting ( f31aa72 ).
Tiny cleanups …
-. Yup, we investigated it. Great service, but it's limited to 10 people, unless you want a public hangout, which we don't. (Sorry, it's not personal)
- Basecamp classes . They're all great if we have one speaker.& WebX & . GoToMeeting works great for our
- AdobeConnect. We need an "Specialist" to help us connect. What does that even mean?
-. A few times a year, everyone …
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in rack .But I merely simplified a real world problem. As I mentioned earlier, you can see the awkwardness of this
But now that we know about this problem, we can identify middleware that will break streaming responses. For example, that checks connections back in to the connection pool . If our in Rails was streaming, we would lose the database connection during ERb render. The same is true with the query cache in …defines a middleware
The most used database in the world, isn't that how it goes? Yup,is supported too.
* SpringSource with with MySQL
There are indeed many more technologies that have Cloud Foundry support. I hope this collection of getting started links …