• Posted on November 25, 2011

Simple CGI support for Nginx

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

  • Posted on November 24, 2011

Random shuffle in erlang

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

  • Posted on November 14, 2011

Don’t Use MongoDB

Anonymous Post about MongoDb via pastebin Continue Reading

  • Posted on November 14, 2011

Lamer News: A Redis-Sinatra-JQuery HN-like News Site

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.

  • Posted on November 10, 2011

Basho Raises $5mil for Improving Riak

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.

  • Posted on October 21, 2011

Social Media Propaganda Vintage Posters

Serie of retro social media propaganda posters, by the brazilian ad agency Moma Propaganda. Continue Reading

  • Posted on September 11, 2011

QR-code erlang library

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I found a good qrcode erlang library, added rebar support Continue Reading

  • Posted on August 03, 2011

Simple generating XML in Erlang Using xmerl

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

  • Posted on August 01, 2011

etc snapshots with git

You can track your /etc directory with git, and have apt update it automatically each time a package is installed. Continue Reading

  • Posted on July 28, 2011

Querying Riak Just Got Easier – Introducing Secondary Indices

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


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