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~8 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
We recently migrated Twitter from a custom Ruby 1.8.6 build to a Ruby Enterprise Edition release candidate, courtesy of Phusion. Our primary motivation...

memcached gem release


over 8 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
One of the hardest gems to install is no more. It’s now easy to install! Memcached 0.15 features: Update to libmemcached 0.31.1 Bundle libmemcached...

memcached gem release


over 8 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
One of the hardest gems to install is no more. It’s now easy to install! Memcached 0.15 features: Update to libmemcached 0.31.1 Bundle libmemcached...

up and running with cassandra


over 8 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
Cassandra is a hybrid non-relational database in the same class as Google’s BigTable. It is more featureful than a key/value store like Riak, but...

up and running with cassandra


over 8 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
Cassandra is a hybrid non-relational database in the same class as Google’s BigTable. It is more featureful than a key/value store like Riak, but...

distributed systems primer


over 8 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
I’ve been reading a bunch of papers about distributed systems recently, in order to help systematize for myself the thing that we built over the last...

distributed systems primer


over 8 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
I’ve been reading a bunch of papers about distributed systems recently, in order to help systematize for myself the thing that we built over the last...

peeping into memcached


over 8 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
Memcached is generally treated as a black box. But what if you really need to know what’s in there? Not for runtime purposes, but for optimization...

peeping into memcached


over 8 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
Memcached is generally treated as a black box. But what if you really need to know what’s in there? Not for runtime purposes, but for optimization...

ruby gc tuning


over 8 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
I’d like to call out something important from my QCon slides: the Railsbench GC settings. quick study In my experience, a typical production Rails...