Controlling the layout of web pages and applications has always been a little tricky. In the beginning, there were almost no mechanisms for page layout, other than some basic formatting of html tags. We could apply some font styling,… Read More
MongoDB 3.0 is now available! If you are new to MongoDB or upgrading from 2.6, you will enjoy all of the new features including document-level locking, better write performance, big memory support, and more. Additionally, to improve usability of the… Read More
Sometimes you just don’t want to wait. For example, most DevOps teams don’t want to talk to a sales guy before they try out a new product, and don’t want to go through a lengthy or painful sign-up process. In… Read More
Boy was I naive. When I first learned about the term PaaS, I threw it away quickly into a metaphorical garbage can. Of course you need your servers I thought. This was about five years ago. But now, I realize… Read More
John-Daniel Trask is the Co-founder and CEO of Mindscape, creator of Raygun, an error tracking tool that provides real-time tracking of software bugs and crashes that are happening in your applications.
You’re launching a new application. It’s exciting and you… Read More
We have released our logentries_agent cookbook to supermarket.chef.io! You can check out the docs here, or I’ve developed the following brief tutorial to walk you through how to automate your installation of the Logentries Linux Agent in your own infrastructure.… Read More
Just the other day I was hanging out with my developer buddy. We entered what we thought would be an interesting topic on how you cannot call an environment “DevOps” without analytics.
But we soon were in a nerd war… Read More
Containerization and microservice architectures are commonly resulting in highly distributed systems with large numbers of dynamic and ephemeral instances that autoscale to meet demands on system load. It’s not uncommon to see clusters of thousands of container instances, where once… Read More
In August 2012 Splunk released Splunk Storm, tailored for “organizations that develop and run their applications in the public cloud, using services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Heroku, Google App Engine, Rackspace, and others.” Splunk Storm claimed to provide … Read More