March 21, 2011

Couchbase SF Training Was Awesome

I had a blast teaching the first Couchbase CouchDB Training with training pro Alan McKean last week. 2 intensive days of hands on teaching and talking about Apache CouchDB to enthusiastic and excited people. It was actually a learning experience for me too, there's a lot in CouchDB I haven't had a chance to use yet :)

It's not too late to sign up for the remaining 3 cities on the Couchbase Training World Tour: Austin, London and Berlin.

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March 6, 2011

Is Node.js an application server?

An insightful comment on Reddit about Node.js:

And the idea that you fully understand your own code is a bit suspect, too. My code's all nice and fast until somebody passes me in a POST request with a million keys, or decides to upload a 10GB file where I was expecting a 5KB file and I run a hash algorithm over it, or I accidentally use way more memory than I expected and push the system into swap, or any number of other things like that. My life would be a lot easier if my code never did anything I didn't expect.

I keep wondering where Node fits in a production environment and who writes the code that powers it.

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March 2, 2011

So You Wanna Learn About CouchDB?

CouchDB World Tour Coming! Along with Alan McKean, I and other Couchbase staff will be doing 5 training sessions in 5 different cities starting in March. I'll be teaching the San Francisco one :) We've developed some incredible material that I'm really excited to present. So go ahead and sign up, and bring a friend!

Sign up now

Claire was so inspired she wrote a song about it:

http://vimeo.com/20499717

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