Sponsored Post: Software Buyers Council, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr
3 days ago, highscalability

Who's Hiring?  Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O(1), not O(n). Apply here. Need excellent people? Advertise your job here!  Fun and Informative Events Advertise your event here! Cool Products and Services Shape the future of software in your industry. The Software Buyers Council is a panel of engineers and managers who want to share expert knowledge,...

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For January 18th, 2019
4 days ago, highscalability

Sorry, Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability has been called on the account of wind, rain, power outages and general mayhem. We're all safe, but it's hard to write a post using stone knives and bear skins. See you next week.     Lots of rain fell over the last 48 hours, but how much? Here is a preliminary look. For a more detailed list go here: https://t.co/4FDJ80jb8q #cawx #AtmosphericRiver pic.twitter.com/DjCIH1E9fn — NWS Bay Area (@NWSBayArea) January 17, 2019 Mudslide closes Hwy. 17 so...

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For January 11th, 2019
1 week ago, highscalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time:   The modern day inner sanctum revealed for all to experience. Nausea no extra charge.   Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. Need cloud? Consume Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 (35 nearly 5 star reviews).   8x: V8 Promiss.all parallel performance improvement;  1.3%: print sales increase; 11%: over 65 shared a hoax; 40%: add jobs after deploying AI; 3%: Eventbot's revenue pledged to open source; 51%: successful Ethereum attack; $308,6...

MySQL High Availability Framework Explained – Part II
2 weeks ago, highscalability

In Part I, we introduced a High Availability (HA) framework for MySQL hosting and discussed various components and their functionality. Now in Part II, we will discuss the details of MySQL semisynchronous replication and the related configuration settings that help us ensure redundancy and consistency of the data in our HA setup. Make sure to check back in for Part III where we will review various failure scenarios that could arise and the way the framework responds and recovers from these condi...

Slow MySQL Start Time in GTID mode? Binary Log File Size May Be The Issue
2 weeks ago, highscalability

Have you been experiencing slow MySQL startup times in GTID mode? We recently ran into this issue on one of our MySQL hosting deployments and set out to solve the problem. In this blog, we break down the issue that could be slowing down your MySQL restart times, how to debug for your deployment, and what you can do to decrease your start time and improve your understanding of GTID-based replication. How We Found The Problem ...

How DevOps Should Use DBaaS (Database-as-a-Service) To Optimize Their Application Development
2 weeks ago, highscalability

This post was written by Wendy Dessler of The Blog Frog. Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) is quickly gaining in popularity across the tech world. These software platform solutions helps users easily manage their database operations without having to really understand any of the abstractions. This allows developers, DBA’s and DevOps engineers to quickly automate their backups, create new SQL and NoSQL clusters, and monitor the performance of their databases for their application without requiring an...

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For January 4th, 2019
2 weeks ago, highscalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time:   Solar system? Nope, the beauty is in your head—neural art.   Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. Need cloud? Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 (34 almost 5 star reviews).   45%: learned scheduler improves average job completion time; 61%: apps share data with Facebook; 45,037,125: people who watched Bird Box on Netflix in first week; 32,368: color images collected by the Curiosity rover on Mars between August 2012 and November 2018; ...

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For December 21st, 2018
1 month ago, highscalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time:   Have a very scalable Xmas everyone! See you in the New Year.   Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. I'd really appreciate it. Still looking for that perfect xmas gift? What could be better than a book on the cloud? Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10. And if you know someone with hearing problems they might find Live CC useful.   33.5 billion: Pornhub visits; 122 million: miles traveled by Santa; 32,342: government requests to Apple for...

Sponsored Post: pMD, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr
1 month ago, highscalability

Who's Hiring? pMD is a fast­ growing, highly rated health care technology company that has been recognized as a Best Place to Work by SF Business Times, Modern Healthcare, and Inc. Senior DevOps Engineer: Your engineering work will focus on using your deep knowledge of the web stack including firewalls, web applications, caches and data stores ­ to create innovative infrastructure architectures that are resilient, scalable, and blazingly fast. You will bring best practices for automating the ...

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For December 14th, 2018
1 month ago, highscalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time: We've come a long way in 50 years. Or have we? Alan Kay: I believe ARPA spent $ 175,000 of 1968 money for that one demo. That’s probably like a million bucks today. Bill English: What we did was lease two video circuits from the phone company. They set up a microwave link: two transmitters on the top of the building at SRI, receiver/ transmitters up on Skyline Boulevard on a truck, and two receivers at the Civic Center. Cables of course going down into the ro...

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For December 7th, 2018
1 month ago, highscalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time: This is your 1500ms latency in real life situations - pic.twitter.com/guot8khIPX — Ivo Mägi (@ivomagi) November 27, 2018 Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. I'd really appreciate it. Know anyone looking for a simple book explaining the cloud? Then please recommend my well reviewed (31 reviews on Amazon and 72 on Goodreads!) book: Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10. They'll love it and you'll be their hero forever. And if you know someo...

How ShiftLeft Uses PostgreSQL Extension TimescaleDB
1 month ago, highscalability

  This article is written by Preetam Jinka, Senior Infrastructure Engineer at ShiftLeft. Originially published as Time Series at ShiftLeft.    Time series are a major component of the ShiftLeft runtime experience. This is true for many other products and organizations too, but each case involves different characteristics and requirements. This post describes the requirements that we have to work with, how we use TimescaleDB to store and retrieve time series data, and the tooling we’ve develop...

Sponsored Post: InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr
1 month ago, highscalability

Who's Hiring?  Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O(1), not O(n). Apply here. Need excellent people? Advertise your job here!  Fun and Informative Events Advertise your event here! Cool Products and Services InMemory.Net provides a Dot Net native in memory database for analysing large amounts of data. It runs natively on .Net, and provides a native .Net,...

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 30th, 2018
1 month ago, highscalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time:   We all know the oliphant in the room this week (reinvent)   Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. I'd really appreciate it. Know anyone looking for a simple book explaining the cloud? Then please recommend my well reviewed (30 reviews on Amazon and 72 on Goodreads!) book: Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10. They'll love it and you'll be their hero forever.   8: successful Mars landings; $250,000: proposed price for Facebook Graph API; 3...

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 23rd, 2018
1 month ago, highscalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time:   Curious how SpaceX's satellite constellation works? Here's some fancy FCC reverse engineering magic. (Delay is Not an Option: Low Latency Routing in Space, Murat)   Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. I'd really appreciate it. Know anyone looking for a simple book explaining the cloud? Then please recommend my well reviewed (30 reviews on Amazon and 72 on Goodreads!) book: Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10. They'll love it and you'll b...

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 16th, 2018
2 months ago, highscalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time:   Beautiful. Unwelcome Gaze is a triptych visualizing the publicly reachable web server infrastructure of Google, Facebook, Amazon and the routing graph(s) leading to them.    Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. I'd really appreciate it. Know anyone looking for a simple book explaining the cloud? Then please recommend my well reviewed (30 reviews on Amazon and 72 on Goodreads!) book: Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10. They'll love it an...

New: The Datacenter as a Computer: Designing Warehouse-Scale Machines, Third Edition
2 months ago, highscalability

  Five years ago when Google published The Datacenter as a Computer: Designing Warehouse-Scale Machines it was a manifesto declaring the world of computing had changed forever. Hop aboard or be left behind at the station. Since then the world has chosen to ride along with Google. The world is still changing, so Google published a new edition: The Datacenter as a Computer: Designing Warehouse-Scale Machines, Third Edition. What's different? The third edition reflects four years of advancements ...

Sponsored Post: Twitch, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr
2 months ago, highscalability

Who's Hiring?  Twitch's commerce team in San Francisco is looking to hire senior developers to keep up with rapidly increasing demand for our Subscriptions and Payment platform. Engineers will be tasked with building new products and features to solve business and ecommerce challenges as we're dealing with engaging problems at a massive scale and will create solutions that impact millions of people around the world. Apply here.  Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening s...

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 9th, 2018
2 months ago, highscalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time:   @b0rk   Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. I'd really appreciate it. Know anyone looking for a simple book explaining the cloud? Then please recommend my well reviewed (30 reviews on Amazon and 72 on Goodreads!) book: Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10. They'll love it and you'll be their hero forever.   $3 billion: Tesla's yearly spend on gigafactories; 18,000: GDPR data breach notifications since May; 30: happy birthday Morris Worm...

Fighting the Ecosystem Wars in the Proactive Cloud
2 months ago, highscalability

This article is a chapter from my book Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10. It has 30 reviews on Amazon! If you like this chapter then you'll love the book.     The cloud is always busy proactively working for you in the background. That’s how cloud services compete with each other to keep you in their ecosystem.   Most of the cloud services we’ve talked about so far have been request driven. You initiate a request and the cloud does something for you. You read a book. You search for the nearest co...

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