When your friends and family come to you with the flood of technology questions you’ve come accept as an occupational hazard, you know how to ask the critical, mission-saving questions such as, “is it plugged in” and “have you tried turning it on?”
Watch it Wednesdays are hand-picked videos from our Joyent engineers who have given talks in the past on a variety of open-source offerings. These videos have been selected for their ability to shed light on some of the most relevant, pressing topics in today’s developer community.
Join us to hear Cloudant's Chief Scientist, Mike Miller who hails from Boston to speak about developing a high-velocity, Big Data apps with Cloudant running on Joyent SmartOS.
Everyone has heard how political campaigns use social media to win votes, but what about using Big Data? Moonshadow Mobile offers cutting-edge technology that allows political supporters to run mapping and geospatial visualization technology on desktop platforms and smartphones.
What? You haven’t? Well perhaps that’s because it’s not quite famous yet, but once word gets out about the new Apache Hadoop-based solution we launched today, we expect this phrase to be top-of-mind for companies who are looking for better performance from Hadoop and have ambitious goals when it comes to managing big data.
We’re happy to announce more training from Joyent, see the calendar for dates, details, and registration links.
Our partners and friends at New Relic just sponsored a very insightful book titled, “The New Kingmakers. How Developers Conquered the World,” by Stephen O’Grady, Redmonk analyst. The book discusses the way that today’s economy is shaped by technology and the developers. New Relic offers a simple, elegant app performance management solution. Since its inception, it’s always been a big advocate for the developer community.
We’ve just updated Ubuntu 12.04 and Debian 6.0.6 to make Joyent an even sweeter ride for Linux users. Highlights of Joyent’s version 2.3.1 include Joyent GPG signed Debian and Ubuntu repos that offer secure Joyent updates and being able to set hostnames via CloudAPI using Mdata.
I have been thinking about this one for a while, because every now and again, mostly for testing purposes I find that I really wish I could reset a kstat. I have been able to figure out how to reset certain kstat(s) with MDB, but wondering if perhaps you have one method that makes it relatively easy to find and reset any kstat.
Mr. Bruning answers the question, "what happens when the memory being used by a zone exceeds the cap?"
Max Bruning answers a question from Twitter about a DTrace script.
Razi Sharir, CEO of Xeround recently shot a video at Joyent talking about why customers have selected Xeround’s cloud database solution.
LISA 2012 conference writeup from illumos community manager and SmartOS community architect, Deirdre Straughan.
Weekly column from Mister Max Bruning @MrBruning answering your burning SmartOS, DTrace, and mdb questions.