Watching Edwin drop some knowledge about HHVM here in Boston.
presto - Distributed SQL Query Engine for Big Data -
Presto is an open source distributed SQL query engine for running interactive analytic queries against data sources of all sizes ranging from gigabytes to petabytes.
Presto was designed and written from the ground up for interactive analytics and approaches the speed of commercial data warehouses while scaling to the size of organizations like Facebook.
I use presto at work really regularly, and it’s amazing. Check it out! And congrats to the presto team for getting this out the door.
(Source: lolfactory, via fuckyeahdementia)
God I hope Ken Little sees this.
(Source: burbanked, via wilwheaton)
full disks - no one is safe
Is this really happening?
These people are having a great time at Rob’s going away party.
I don’t know why, but this reminded me of dallas
Jay Kreps: A Few Notes on Kafka and Jepsen -
Kyle has a good write-up on replication and partitions in Kafka. I am a big fan of this methodology (empiricism FTW), though it is a bit uncomfortable to watch ones own project strapped to the apparatus.
Kyle’s explanation is pretty clear, so I have only a few things to add.