Archive for January, 2010

Introduction to NOSQL and cassandra, part 2

In part 1 of this talk I presented few of the theoretical concepts behind nosql and cassandra. In this talk we deep dive into the Cassandra API and implementation. The video is again in Hebrew, but the slides are multilingual ;-) Started with a short recap of some of RDBMS and SQL properties, such as ADIC, why [...]

Maven Code Quality Dashboard and TeamCity

I’ve recently implemented a code-quality dashboard at outbrain for maven java projects and hooked it into the our TeamCity continuous integration server. I was very pleased with the result, but the process had a few hickups, so I thought I’d mention them here for future generations. A code quality dashboard includes the following components: Tests [...]

Moved hosting away from #godaddy #sucks

This blog has moved away from GoDaddy hosting to bluehost. I don’t know how good bluehost is (so far it’s been OK) but I know for sure that GoDaddy is pretty darn awful. Awful as in So slow that it’s a nightmare to be editing posts online. I had to do them offline and then [...]

Introduction to NOSQL and cassandra, part 1

I recently gave a talk at outbrain, where I work, about an introduction to no-sql and Cassandra as we’re looking for alternatives of scaling out our database solution to match our incredible growth rate. NOSQL is a general name for many non relational databases and Cassandra is one of them. This was the first session [...]