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A node.js CLI?

Over the past several months, one of the new features I’ve been working on for the next release is the development of the new CLI for our appliance. While the CLI is the epitome of a checkbox item to most users, as a completely different client-side consumer of web APIs it can have a staggering maintenance [...]

Posted on July 28, 2012 at 10:19 pm by eschrock · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Data Replication: Building a better NDMP

In my previous post I outlined some of the challenges faced when building a data replication solution, how the first Delphix implementation missed the mark, and how we set out to build something better the second time around. The first thing that became clear after starting on the new replication subsystem was that we needed [...]

Posted on February 28, 2012 at 1:10 pm by eschrock · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Data Replication: Approaching the Problem

With our next Delphix release just around the corner, I wanted to spend some time discussion the engineering process behind one of the major new features: data replication between servers. The current Delphix version already has a replication solution, so how does this constitute a “new feature”? The reason is that it’s an entirely new [...]

Posted on February 20, 2012 at 1:06 pm by eschrock · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Your MDB fell into my DTrace!

Yesterday, several of us from Delphix, Nexenta, Joyent, and elsewhere, convened before the OpenStorage summit as part of an illumos hackathon.  The idea was to get a bunch of illumos coders in a room, brainstorm a bunch of small project ideas, and then break off to go implement them over the course of the day. [...]

Posted on October 26, 2011 at 6:32 am by eschrock · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Delphix illumos sources posted to github

With our first illumos-based distribution (2.6) out the door, we’ve posted the illumos-derived sources to github: https://github.com/delphix/delphix-os-2.6 This repository contains the following types of changes from the illumos gate: Changes that are complete and generally useful to the illumos community.  We have been (and will continue to be) proactive about pushing these changes to the [...]

Posted on July 4, 2011 at 2:09 am by eschrock · Permalink · Comments Closed
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