September 25, 2019Getting Started with gRPC and Node.js by Colin J. Ihrig
This blog post introduces the basic concepts of gRPC, a high performance web framework for Node.js and numerous other languages. This post discusses the underlying technologies used by gRPC, as well as a number of the features provided by the framework. Finally, this post explores the design tradeoffs that come from gRPC adoption.
August 27, 2019Video Blog: Walk through of NVMe and Hotplug Support by Jordan Hendricks
How to add NVMe hotplug support to illumos
August 20, 2019Video Blog: Flexible Disk Space by Mike Gerdts, Pedro Palazon Candel
Watch the video by our Joyent engineers on Flexible Disk Space.
August 5, 2019Video Blog: Joyent Cloud Firewall Logging by Mike Zeller, Dan McDonald, Pedro Palazón Candel
Watch the video on Cloud Firewall (CFW) Logging in a proper Triton deployment.
July 10, 2019Video Blog: Setting up a Manta/Triton development environment by Tim Foster
A walk-through of setting up a Manta/Triton development environment
June 26, 2019Video Blog: RAIDZ on-disk format vs. small blocks by Mike Gerdts
Watch the video on RAIDZ on-disk format vs. small blocks
June 24, 2019Video Blog: Libuv - What is a Unicorn Velociraptor by Colin Ihrig
libuv is what gives Node.js its event loop and cross-platform asynchronous I/O capabilities. This video explains what libuv is all about, and how it's used by Node.js. Colin Ihrig also discusses recent development efforts in the libuv project.
June 6, 2019Upcoming Changes to Our Cloud Business by Steve Tuck
Over the past few years, our single-tenant cloud business has expanded, as have the resource requirements to support this growth, which in turn has put pressure on other areas of our business. This contention, and the real concern of being able to deliver a high quality customer customer experience in both areas, has led us to a difficult decision: Starting in November, we will be scaling back the availability of the Joyent Public Cloud to customers of our single-tenant cloud offering.
June 3, 2019Improved WebAssembly Support is Coming to Node.js by Colin J. Ihrig
April 25, 2019Blog: State of Node.js Core Fireside Chat - Questions and Answers by Joyent
On April 3rd, Joyent brought together members of their engineering team to answer questions about the upcoming Node.js 12 release. Node.js continues to gain popularity and has even crossed over the million downloads a day threshold. Much of this growth can be attributed to its widespread adoption across web applications, mobile, and cloud native applications. During the discussion the panelists shared a wealth of information. The following is a transcribed version of their fireside discussion.