Monthly Archives: May 2010

MongoDB Early Impressions

I’ve been doing some prototyping work to see how suitable MongoDB is for replacing a small (in number, not size) cluster of MySQL servers. The motivation for looking at MongoDB in this role is that we need a flexible and … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 10.4 Impressions

I’ve upgraded two desktop computers to the 64bit release of Ubuntu 10.4 in the last week. One was a fresh install (my desktop at the office, a Dell Optiplex 755) and the other was an in-place upgrade (my desktop at … Continue reading

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The Craigslist Blog

A lot of people don’t seem to realize that there’s an official craigslist blog where you can find responses to the various folks attacking or criticizing us in the media–often without conducting basic background research. Some people thing that craigslist … Continue reading

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