Joyent Engineer Troy Dietrich describes NFS server and client configurations for SmartOS.
Brendan Gregg explains the USE Method for performance analysis.
Carlos Cardenas, Director of Solutions Engineering at Joyent, shares what he considers to be the four keys of cloud security.
Bryan Cantrill speaks at FISL about corporations and open source software.
We’re switching over to a new versioning scheme for SmartOS based images.
A basic how-to video on getting a Node.js Joyent SmartMachine running with MongoLab, a MongoDB-as-a-Service provider.
Post-GDC, here are some of the waysthat Node.js intersects with the gaming community.
A post by Jonathan Perkin on converting SVR4 packages into more useful formats for SmartOS.
Jonathan Perkin shares a method for making SmartOS look more like GNU/Linux.
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.
They say the best things in life are free, and we couldn’t agree more. We also think our cloud is just as awesome as free stuff like air, sunshine and unconditional love. And that gave us an idea.
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.
SF Meetup, Wednesday, 2/27: The Art of Email Explained Scientifically: What Developers, Operations and Marketing are Required by Law to Know.
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.
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?”