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Mongoperf

01 May 2012

Starting with version 2.1, MongoDB has a new utility called Mongoperf. Mongoperf is a great little utility for quickly testing the I/O performance of your system. I thought I would go over it a little bit.

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Chevrolet Volt

04 February 2012

I have had my Volt for about a month now, and it’s a pretty darn amazing piece of engineering. If you don’t know much about the volt, here is a quickie intro.

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MongoSV follow up

15 December 2011

What a madhouse!  The 2011 MongoSV conference was a blast, it didn’t hurt there were over 1000 attendees.  I really enjoyed some excellent talks, and good discussions with colleges and 10gen employees.  Plus, the opportunities in the evenings for a couple cold beverages were fantastic.

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Masters of MongoDB

15 December 2011

The day before this years MongoSV Conference a few folks, chosen by 10gen, and labelled the Masters of MongoDB gathered to discuss the MongoDB platform, swap war stories, share gripes, and overall give feedback on the direction and roadmap of MongoDB to the 10gen folks.

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MySQL/Hbase tech talk at FB

06 December 2011

I was sorry to miss the event as some really good stuff was being discussed. Paul has some really great points about single server performance at the Q&A at the end.

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