Irrational Exuberance!

Notes on Redis Memory Usage

August 22, 2010 Yesterday I spent some time running memory usage tests on Redis. Specifically I was interested in storing roughly comparable data in the different data structures and comparing costs. This article contains the numbers and notes from that process.

SuperFamily Relationships with Lazyboy

May 23, 2010 In this article I take a look at using Cassandra and Lazyboy for modeling a trivial task management application. Intended to contain examples of iterating over a subset of keys and storing relations between SuperColumns.

Tailing in Python

May 16, 2010 A quick and pointless look at implementing tail in Python. Something of a koan.

Callbacks Are An Informal Pipeline

March 7, 2010 Spending some time with Node.js I've begun to realize what a pain callbacks can be when they become sufficiently deep. That said, after sufficient nesting it's pretty easy to see how callbacks become very similar to a pipeline (in the simplest case, anyway).

Porting Django's urlpatterns to Node.js

March 6, 2010 A quick look at a bringing the Django patterns for urlpatterns.py and views.py to Node.js.