Adam is a software engineer with more than twenty years experience building and breaking complex applications. Adam is also published author of Science Fiction and Fantasy short stories, and technical articles and reviews.
24 November 2015
In my last post, I introduced you to Juju and talked about how it could help you. Now I’d like to walk you through some real world examples of Juju in action. Workloads Bundles are used to represent workloads. Bundles can be simple, like the WordPress example in the previous post, or complex. OpenStack If ...
22 October 2015
Introduction We sat down with the intent to benchmark various flavors of MySQL (Oracle MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona) on Amazon EC2 in order to measure the difference between the three on identical hardware, backed by spinning rust and SSD storage. The wheels on that bus came off quickly, though, as we realized there was no ...
25 June 2015
Benchmarking and performance are interesting problems, especially in today’s growing cloud-based microservice scene. It used to be a question of “how does this hardware compare to that hardware,” but as computing and service-oriented architectures grow the question has evolved. How does my cloud and application stack handle this? It’s no ...