Posts by Date

2017

  • Nov From Zero to Stream Processing
  • Jul What is Apache Kafka? How is it similar to the databases you know and love, and how it's not.
  • Jan Tactical Command Line Kafka
  • Jan Securing Cloud Data Services
  • 2016

  • Dec 2016 Retrospective
  • May Displaying JSON in psql
  • Apr Hello Eventador Labs
  • 2015

  • Oct PGConf Silicon Valley 2015
  • Aug My favorite Atom editor settings
  • Aug Percona Live Europe 2015
  • Jun Gaining perspective on the fallen
  • May Partially D podcast and beer for dinner
  • Apr MongoDB Austin Meetup; MongoDB 3.0
  • Feb Load testing MongoDB with sysbench-mongodb and Ansible
  • Jan Data storage technology choices, we live in great times
  • 2014

  • Dec MongoDB 2.8 authentication mechanism changes
  • Dec Interview in Admin Magazine
  • Nov Thank you England and WTF Big Data.
  • Oct Ansible for Database Management
  • Sep The history of mongostat
  • Sep TokuMX space usage with various compression schemes
  • Sep My next chapter at Rackspace
  • Aug NOAA ocean data - A MongoDB example
  • Aug MongoDB profiler helpful queries
  • Aug MongoDB World 2014 Keynote from Kenny Gorman
  • Aug hello, again!
  • Feb Scaling MongoDB – Sharding Into and Beyond the Multi-Terabyte Range
  • 2013

  • May Profiler Deep Dive; MongoSF 2013
  • Jan 320BonesyBoostrapped WordPressification
  • Jan MongoDB Austin
  • Jan ObjectRocket Launches
  • Jan MongoSV Video; MongoDB Performance Tuning
  • 2012

  • Dec MongoSV 2012 Slides
  • Nov QConSF 2012 slides
  • Oct MongoSeattle Slides
  • Oct QConSF, save $100, donate some food!
  • Sep MongoSeattle Recap
  • Aug Charity: Homes for our Troops
  • Aug code-fest
  • Aug Upcoming performance tuning presentation at MongoDB Seattle
  • May Hello ObjectRocket
  • May Mongoperf
  • Feb Chevrolet Volt
  • Jan SOPA and PIPA explained
  • 2011

  • Dec MongoSV follow up
  • Dec Masters of MongoDB
  • Dec MySQL/Hbase tech talk at FB
  • Nov I am speaking at the MongoSV 2011 conference
  • Jul Stellar use cases for MongoDB
  • May MongoSF 2011 slides: MongoDB Performance Tuning
  • Apr MongoSF 2011
  • Feb PGEast and MongoDB?
  • Feb GigaOM article – Real World NoSQL: MongoDB at Shutterfly
  • Jan Interview on NoSQLDatabases.com
  • 2010

  • Dec Sharing Life’s Joy using MongoDB: A Shutterfly Case Study
  • Nov I am speaking at MongoSV 2010
  • Sep Shutterfly is looking for: Staff Engineer
  • Aug MongoDB: Lagged Replica with Replica Sets
  • Aug OSX + Bit.ly
  • Aug Why Not Auto Increment in MongoDB
  • Jul mongo_graph: a rrdtool graphing utility for MongoDB
  • Jun Data clustering in MongoDB using embedded docs
  • Jun WordPress 3.0
  • Jun mongostat
  • May MongoSF; Video’s up
  • May Wayback Machine: snapshots still valid technique
  • May MongoSF Slides
  • Apr The death of a Sun
  • Mar Dropping ACID
  • Mar mongodb 1.3.3 (devel) with mongostat
  • Feb mongostat 0.2b
  • 2009

  • Dec Hello Shutterfly
  • Nov pgstat 1.0 released
  • Jun pg_reorg 1.0.4
  • May Fusion-io SSD
  • Mar pgstat 0.8beta released on PgFoundry
  • Feb Cluster data, save cash
  • 2008

  • Dec Tuning for very large shared_buffers, using Veritas VxFS
  • Nov Graphing pgstat output
  • Oct pgstat: a database utility like iostat
  • Sep Unique identifier for a database without connecting to the database?
  • Jul Open source databases; scaling the application stack.
  • Jul Python script showing PostgreSQL objects in linux memory: pg_osmem.py
  • Jun pg_standby lag monitoring
  • Jun Mapping Linux memory for PostgreSQL using fincore
  • Apr Incremental Commits in PostgreSQL
  • Apr int vs bigint
  • Apr The next breed of DBA’s?
  • Mar Python/cx_Oracle utility functions
  • Mar Primary Keys for Slony-I
  • Mar Memory sizing for PostgreSQL
  • Mar Python and cx_oracle
  • Mar now on WordPress
  • Mar Backing up Oracle optimizer statistics
  • 2006

  • Jun Performance Tuning: Be Proactive
  • May The benefits of testing