Archive for October, 2011

Node.js/V8 postmortem debugging

Update 2014-01-27: The commands and output described in this post have changed since it was first posted. For updated details, see the related post on the Joyent Dev Center. Photo by Auntie P (flickr) I recently wrote an article for ACM Queue discussing postmortem debugging for dynamic environments. I argued that while native environments for [...]

Posted on October 31, 2011 at 4:42 pm by dap · Permalink · 4 Comments
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Surge 2011

We had a great time last week attending Surge in Baltimore. Highlights for me included Baron Schwartz‘s visualizations of MySQL execution time (not entirely unlike Brendan‘s, but with the addition of modeling), Geir Magnusson‘s discussion of scalability at Gilt, and Raymond Blum‘s discussion of backup/restore at Google (including recovery after the GMail outage from several [...]

Posted on October 3, 2011 at 4:04 pm by dap · Permalink · Comments Closed
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