Seth’s Blog: Validation is overrated.
“If you’re waiting for a boss or an editor or a college to tell you that you do good work, you’re handing over too much power to someone who doesn’t care nearly as much as you do.”
Just a bit of reminder that while feedback is great, getting it done is way better.
Here is the PDF version of the Ignite format talk I gave at DevOps Day US 2010. Hopefully they’ll have the video of the ignite talks up soon.
Did you ever hear a claim that sounded too bad to be true?
So this past Tuesday at Velocity 2010, Brett Piatt gave a workshop on the Cassandra database. I was seated in the audience and quite interested in everything he had to say about running Cassandra, given that I’ve been working on adding Cassandra and other scalable data stores to Ubuntu.
Then at one point, up popped a table that made me curious.
Attention Stalkers: You’ll need to forge a badge to follow me around in these sessions, as I believe the conference is sold out. That is, unless you already registered.
Personal schedule for Clint Byrum: Velocity 2010, Web Performance & Operations Conference – O’Reilly Conferences, June 22 – 24, 2010, Santa Clara, CA.
ooops.. fixed the link to actually work if you’re not logged in to oreilly.com as ME
I’ll be moderating this. Come by and we can rap about Ubuntu Server!
Ubuntu Server BoF at Velocity 2010 « Ubuntu Server Blog.
So, in my role at Canonical
, I’ve been asked to package some of the hotter “web 2.0″ and “cloud” server technologies for Ubuntu
‘s next release, 10.10, aka “Maverick Meerkat”.
While working on this, I’ve discovered something very frustrating from a packaging point of view thats been going on with fast moving open source projects. It would seem that rather than produce stable API’s that do not change, there is a preference to dump feature after feature into libraries and software products Continue reading