May 8, 2013Performance Analysis: The USE Method by Deirdré Straughan
Brendan Gregg explains the USE Method for performance analysis.
May 3, 2013The Four Keys of Cloud Security by Carlos Cardenas
Carlos Cardenas, Director of Solutions Engineering at Joyent, shares what he considers to be the four keys of cloud security.
May 1, 2013Corporate Open Source Anti-Patterns by Deirdré Straughan
Bryan Cantrill speaks at FISL about corporations and open source software.
April 26, 2013New Versioning Scheme for SmartOS Images by Christopher Horrell
We’re switching over to a new versioning scheme for SmartOS based images.
April 9, 2013Get a Node Joyent SmartMachine running with MongoLab by Ben Wen
A basic how-to video on getting a Node.js Joyent SmartMachine running with MongoLab, a MongoDB-as-a-Service provider.
March 29, 2013Node: Sometimes It’s All Fun and Games by rachelbalik
Post-GDC, here are some of the waysthat Node.js intersects with the gaming community.
March 26, 2013Installing SVR4 Packages on SmartOS by Jonathan Perkin
A post by Jonathan Perkin on converting SVR4 packages into more useful formats for SmartOS.
March 6, 2013SNGL makes SmartOS Look Just Like Linux by Jonathan Perkin
Jonathan Perkin shares a method for making SmartOS look more like GNU/Linux.
March 1, 2013DTracing Hardware Cache Counters by Mr. Max Bruning
Carlos Cardenas has been working on porting a program from Linux that is CPU bound. He found some hotspots using DTrace. He asked someone what else he could do to maximize performance and was asked in turn if the program was cache friendly. Carlos went on to ask if I could provide some insight into the cpc provider in DTrace. I'll do that, concentrating on examining cache utilization.
February 8, 2013Building Nodestack on a Smart Machine by Mr. Max Bruning
For the past few weeks, I have been studying performance of an application that uses MongoDB, Node.js, and jmeter. The application was written by a third party, and they set up the application so that each component runs in its own Smart Machine.
February 7, 2013Meetup: The Art of Email Explained Scientifically by joyentirene
SF Meetup, Wednesday, 2/27: The Art of Email Explained Scientifically: What Developers, Operations and Marketing are Required by Law to Know.
February 5, 2013Cloud Performance Counts - ReelSurfer the Viral Video Site by joyentirene
Video is now the king of content. However, there’s not enough time to watch a video. 4-minute videos can make us squirm in our chairs or reach for our smartphone to check email. Even if you have not heard of ReelSurfer, you probably have watched a mash-up or one of its viral videos. ReelSurfer is a free online service that lets anyone clip and share any video from any website.
February 5, 2013The USE Method: Thinking Methodically About Performance by rachelbalik
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?”
January 30, 2013DevOps - SmartOS Operations - Ben Rockwood at illumos Day by joyentdeirdre
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.
January 29, 2013Developing High-Velocity, Big Data Apps with Cloudant and Joyent by joyentirene
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.