February 6, 2017The liberation of RethinkDB by Bryan Cantrill
I have long been a fan of RethinkDB, finding it to hit a sweet spot: developer friendliness (I <3 ReQL!) with Jepsen-grade robustness. This is the same ethos that we aspire to at Joyent, and that RethinkDB was born proprietary but later made open source made it feel like even more of a kindred spirit: I have leapt the chasm twice (first at Sun with what became illumos and then later at Joyent, where we open sourced our entire stack), so I felt I personally understood some of the arduous path that RethinkDB had walked.
January 24, 2017Hitting the moon on the first shot by Richard Kiene
Building the software that powers the cloud is exacting work. The path to building innovative solutions that simultaneously maximize both performance and reliability leaves no room for mistakes, but Joyent software engineer Richard Kiene explains how Joyent's approach has also been liberating and exhilarating for him.
December 17, 2015Bringing clarity to containers by Bryan Cantrill
At the beginning of the year, I laid down a few predictions. While I refuse on principle to engage in Stephen O'Grady-style self-flagellation, I do think it's worth revisiting the headliner prediction, namely that 2015 is the year of the container.
November 4, 2015Three steps to getting started with Joyent Triton by Drew Miller
Creating an account with Joyent
October 21, 2015Updating Joyent’s API tools for Mac OS X El Capitan by Drew Miller
Reinstall the command line tools to use our API on OSX El Capitan
September 15, 2015Requests for discussion by Bryan Cantrill
One of the exciting challenges of being an all open source company is figuring out how to get design conversations out of the lunch time discussion and the private IRC/Jabber/Slack channels and into the broader community.
February 10, 2015Introducing the Node.js Foundation by Scott Hammond
This morning we — along with several prominent members of the Node.js community — announced our intent to form the Node.js Foundation.
November 6, 2014SmartDataCenter and Manta are now open source by Bryan Cantrill
Today we are announcing that we are open sourcing the two systems at the heart of our business: SmartDataCenter and the Manta object storage platform.
May 20, 2014New software image for Manta compute jobs by David Pacheco
We're excied to announce a new version of the software image used for Manta compute jobs.
March 14, 2014Stingray: Controlling Service Levels with Stingray by Paul Wallace, Riverbed
How you can use Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager to make the most of bandwidth, by controlling the level of service that different users get as they access your website.
March 10, 2014Stingray: Control and Flexibility with Stingray Traffic Manager by Paul Wallace, Riverbed
Now it’s time to look at why Stingray Traffic Manager really shines when you need to add more control your applications.
March 6, 2014The Philosophy Behind NodeDay by Lenny Markus, Engineer, PayPal
February 27, 2014What Linux Can Learn from Solaris Performance, and Vice-Versa by Deirdré Straughan
How does Linux system performance compare to other OSes, particularly the performance-focused Solaris family?
February 20, 2014Certified Ubuntu images available in Joyent Cloud by Jim Farrell
We have partnered with Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, to ensure that we have a fully Certified Ubuntu set of images available to our customers.
February 13, 2014What's in the ARC? by Mr. Max Bruning
For an application that reads data from a file, find the data in the ARC.