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A little journey exploring job queue models and debunking some programming folklore around the effects of batching on latency.
Kafka is a distributed publish-subscribe messaging system developed at LinkedIn, designed to support a very high throughput, persistent messages and parallel loading into Hadoop. A proposal has been submitted to make Kafka an Apache incubator project.
Summary of the PHPNW10 conference, Slides about my talk "Profile your PHP application and make it fly" and new job!
A wrapup of the Dutch PHP Conference 2010.
Uploaded slides of my talk "The Art of Scalability - Managing growth".
Wrapup of the PHP UK Conference 2010. Uploaded slides of my talk "RDBMS in the social networks age" about graphs in the database.
My latest article on Profiling using XHProf, a neat tool developed at Facebook. A step-by-step tutorial to install and use XHProf, and some useful hints on how to improve performances and scalability of your PHP application.
An introduction to PHP Profiling using XHProf, and some techniques on how to get the most out of your application.
Speaking at the PHP Barcelona Conference 2009. Talk: "Trees in the Database: Advanced Data Structures".
31 August 2009
Extract frames from a movie and create a preview as animated GIF, using PHP, SPL, Imagick and FFmpeg.
Wrap-up of the Dutch PHP Conference, Amsterdam, 11-13 June 2009.