Fcgiwrap is a simple server for running CGI applications over FastCGI. It hopes to provide clean CGI support to Nginx (and other web servers that may need it). Continue Reading
There are two basics algorithms for this both described by Knuth. The more well known Knuth/Fisher-Yates shuffle is O(n) but requires destructive updates. The shuffle listed is O(n log n) but works well for any functional language Continue Reading
Salvatore antirez Sanfilippo has published on GitHub Lamer News a Hacker News like social site built on top of Redis, Sinatra, and jQuery—when writing this I’ve already checked out the code. For a long time Twitter-related and blog-related projects have been the favorite demos for NoSQL solutions, so its nice to see more serious applications featured.
The project is also running live at lamer news.com. It could benefit of a bit of UI liftup though.
Congratulations to the Basho guys for closing an additional $5m round of funding. According to Martin Schneider “the funds will be used to make Riak an even better product. We have some seriously awesome plans for additional features, platform capabilities, cloud tools etc.”
Details: This is the second round raised this year after the $7.5m announced in June bringing it to a total of $12.5m. The new funding comes from an inside round. Past investors in Basho have included private equity firm Georgetown Partners and Danish systems integrator Trifork AS.
As for me, Riak is not production solution for nowdays.
Serie of retro social media propaganda posters, by the brazilian ad agency Moma Propaganda. Continue Reading
Here’s a quick example of how to build XML documents in Erlang using xmerl. The basic idea is to first transform your data into xmerl’s “simple” format of tagged tuples and then use xmerl:export_simple to generate the XML. Continue Reading
You can track your /etc directory with git, and have apt update it automatically each time a package is installed. Continue Reading
Secondary Indices fundamentally change data modeling in Riak.
Model one-to-one, one-to-many, or many-to-many relationships simply and efficiently. Continue Reading