Monthly Archives: August 2011

Node.js Ad hoc and anonymous chat

Do you ever need a quick chat room without the need for exchanging your skype, aim, msn, google chat id’s? Tried of installing a ton of chat clients. Joyent had the 2nd annual NodeKnockOut coding competition this weekend. One app I found and implemented was Speeka. A node.js anonymous chat system. Re-skinning it was a […]

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Scaling WordPress in the JoyentCloud Part 2

To continue building on the foundation of a single WordPress server implementation. In this article, I discuss how to bring in a second server and cluster them behind a Zeus Load Balancer. Here is a typical 2 webnode with database, I recommend a Master/Slave MySQL config, but for simplicity, I have just one pictured. Joyent […]

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Steve Brian and Noel Gitman – Luna System (Tritonal Remix)

Today’s musical mix – Dancing and cheerful

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Craig Connelly – Absolute Electric (Tritonal Club Mix) [Garuda]

Been diggin on this little tune.

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Scaling WordPress in the JoyentCloud Part 1

In my role as a Solution Architect at Joyent, I get asked about ways to increase performance and scale of WordPress sites in the cloud. In this article, I discuss things you can do to get your WP site optimized at the server and database levels. Here are a few easy prescriptive solutions for your […]

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NodeFly Revisited

Playing with the new and improved NodeFly systems monitoring and reporting. Based on the new application framework node.js NodeFly has a broad range of support for system and applications, such as MySQL, Memcache, Apache. Additionally, NodeFly supports all the major cloud providers, Joyent, AWS, Rackspace and Softlayer. Installation of the agents are simple and lightweight. […]

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The machine is not capable of hatred. It loves everyone, especially you.

Paraphrased from Issac S.

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