December 2, 2014Docker’s Killer Feature by Bryan Cantrill
When we at Joyent first took apart Docker, the robust API came as a pleasant surprise.
July 31, 2014Active Benchmarking in the Cloud by Max Bruning
Recently, Joyent published a series of benchmarks using YCSB (Yahoo Cloud Service Benchmark) comparing the performance of MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and Elasticsearch between machines running in the Joyent Public Cloud and similarly configured machines running on Amazon Web Services.
July 30, 2014Log Management on SmartOS featuring DTrace and Node.js by Trevor Parsons, Co-founder & Chief Scientist, Logentries and Anton Whalley
Machine-generated log data is a rich source of information that is used more and more frequently outside of the traditional scenarios of "developer debugging."
July 15, 2014Writing Testable HTTP APIs Using Node.js - The Basics by Gergely Nemeth, RisingStack
I remember writing my first test cases - it was everything but nice and clean. Testing done right is not easy.
May 8, 2014Stingray: Fixing errors on a website with Stingray by Paul Wallace, Riverbed
Stingray really starts to shine when you discover how easy it is to enhance the presentation of your website, control how customers access content, and then manage the service that customers receive.