This is a review of the book "Cloud Application Architectures" by George Reese At about 200 pages, this book packs a lot of solid recommendations on deploying and managing an application within the cloud. The book has an admitted AWS slant, however the author covers two other providers, GoGrid and Rackspace in the appendix. That … Continue reading Review: Cloud Application Architectures
This post will be short and sweet as I am testing out android app called wpTogo that allows blog posting from your phone. So far it works pretty good.
Ok, so after posting my summarized HOW TO guide on how to manually install and uninstall DB2 9 express-c via db2_install in a situation (headless) where you don't have an X-Server available, nor forwarding, or you simply just want to install over SSH in a quick bind....via command line only, I received some great pointers … Continue reading Installing db2 9 express-c on a headless Ubuntu/Redhat (RHEL) box with db2setup and a response file
I've used DB2 for years and it has proved to be a rock solid database, that is stable, performs well, has awesome features like HADR for high availability and with the Express-C edition you can use it for your own projects free of charge.....however ...one of the frustrating things I have always found is that … Continue reading Installing and uninstalling DB2 9 express c on a headless Ubuntu/Redhat (RHEL) box (i.e. from the command line)
This is a review of the O'reilly "MediaWiki" book by Daniel J. Barrett I picked up this book mainly out of curiosity to learn more about the capabilities of this well known platform that Wikipedia is based. I've never deployed a wiki other than playing around with developing a Grails plugin which would provide some … Continue reading Review: MediaWiki
Just came across this post today at Jeviathon regarding "What is the future of Dojo?". Quite an interesting read and and I can understand the authors frustrations with the forums and lack of help on there, I experienced something similar last year when I posted several questions, only to never get an answer or I … Continue reading Scathing report on the state of Dojo