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Protected: SVLUG: Multi-core ARM Embedded Linux Development

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sv.pm.org: Building a Web-Scale Search Engine with Perl

Greg Lindahl, Founder and CTO of Blekko.com, an alternative search engine, gave a fascinating talk tonite at Silicon Valley Perl Mongers on “Building a Web-Scale Search Engine with Perl.” “Over the past 5 years we’ve built a web-scale search engine … Continue reading

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Database Architecture: System of Record and MySQL Multi-Master Products

As MySQL multi-master products (Galera, Percona Xtradb Cluster/Galera, Tungsten Replication, etc.) proliferate, a question arises, “How do they support the notion of “The system of record”? There’s 3 aspects of implementing the system of record (non-trivial in of multi-master systems): … Continue reading

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Retrofitting PCIE SSD Cards In Older Servers

I talked to three PCIe-card flash vendors (Fusion IO, STEC and Micron) at the Percona Live Conference. Their listing pricing for Quantity 1 is: Fusion IO Direct Acceleration Products – $10,000+ for ioDrive2, volume discount for ioScale product (Google, Facebook, … Continue reading

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Rackspace Cloud Servers and Cloud API Review

TL;DR: Rackspace Cloud is an acceptable option for existing Rackspace dedicated or managed colo customers, or those who need an alternative to AWS (or just lots of handholding and phone support), and can be very patient for future features. Introduction … Continue reading

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