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Speaking at Percona MySQL Conference and Sphinx Search Day

I’m happy to see that the vacuum created by O’Reilly Media dropping the annual MySQL Conference has been filled by the good people at Percona in the form of the Percona MySQL Conference, which is in Santa Clara from April 10-12th. I’ll … Continue reading

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On Good Enough Code

Reading There’s no shame in code that is simply “good enough” (and the discussion on hacker news), I find myself strongly agreeing. I have this system I built about 3 years ago at craigslist. Since then it has been extended … Continue reading

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Christmas on the Beach

Christmas on the Beach

Shot just south of Morro Bay, California.

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A Post Per Day in 2011

I’ve recently become annoyed at myself for not making time to blog more. It’s so easy to get distracted by other things or just waste time. The reality is that I get a lot out of blogging, but I need … Continue reading

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Linux on Laptops: FAIL

In Ubuntu 10.10 on the Lenovo Thinkpad T401s, I wrote about my new work laptop and how happy I was to have it. Oh, how times have changed! TL;DR There seem to be some funky kernel/driver issues in recent kernels … Continue reading

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Tools and Technology I’d Like To Use

This is a short list of technology and tools that I’ve been looking at off and on over the last few months and would like to try out to solve real problems (not just toy projects). RabbitMQ, because queuing make … Continue reading

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Test from Droid

This was posted using my Droid.

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Hello world!

Welcome to This is your first post. Edit or delete it and start blogging!

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