g33ktalk Weekly, Feb 21
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|Why HN went down
Perhaps not entirely earth-shattering, but in reading pg's explanation I was struck again by the developer's challenge in properly figuring out exactly *what* we're debugging. 5 minsActionable Metrics - Enabling Decision-Making in Netﬂix’s Decentralized Environment
Roy Rapoport discusses how Netflix uses metrics to monitor and manage their operating environment along with additional info on their event management system. 43 min video + slides
The Evolution of Web Development for Mobile Devices
Principles of Java App Performance Tuning
MongoDB: Architectural Best Practices
The True Power of Regular Expressions
|Secrets of mysqlnd (Tue, Feb 26)
The NYPHP group together with MySQL author and expert Ronald Bradford will take a look at MySQL's latest token of affection, mysqlnd. We all connect to MySQL in PHP using the various flavors of drivers, including mysql and mysqli. Available in PHP 5.3, the mysqlnd replaces these under the covers and is the default in 5.4.Scala (Wed, Feb 27)
The "7 Languages in 7 Months NYC" group continues their journey with their 4th language, Scala. The talk will be given by Owein Reese, a full-time Scala developer at Novus Partners.Rails + Big Data (Wed, Feb 27)
This event is intended to tackle the challenges associated with using Ruby on Rails with "big data" technologies.
|The Silicon Valley iOS Developers' Meetup @ Intuit (Mon, Feb, 25)
Sam Liang is the CEO and Co-Founder of Alohar Mobile Inc, the leading mobile ambient intelligence company, based in Palo Alto, California. Before founding Alohar Mobile, Sam was the platform architect of Google Location Server for near four years. This meeting is going to be about Sam's expertise area, Location-based Service (LBS).SF MySQL Group: How Does Square Do it? (Wed, feb 27)
Overview of how Square uses MySQL and the journey from a monolithic Ruby on Rails application to a Service Oriented Architecture.SF Hack & Tell Meetup (Tue, Mar 05)
Join our new g33ktalk-hosted meetup to present a 5 minute demo of something you've built or are working on and think is awesome! There's no special topic here, just sharing cool hacks that you think other developers will be interested in. g33ks unite!