Author Archives: NerdyNick

{Recipe} Vanilla Bourbon Cherry Ice Cream

So this is a modification of my Vanilla Cherry Ice Cream in which I added Burbon to give it a wonderful woody flavor. For my use, I prefer to use Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Wiskey. Its one of my favorite bourbons, … Continue reading

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{Recipe} Vanilla Cherry Ice Cream

This will be my first ever recipe posted here but figured besides tech things it might be fun to post some of my food creations. So this 1st will be an Ice Cream recipe that went over real well for … Continue reading

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Using Flume with Hive and Lzo (Part 1)

With one of my projects at Lijit I got the pleasure of learning and getting to contribute back to the Flume Project. If your not familiar with Flume its basically a distributed, reliable, and highly available service for efficiently collecting, … Continue reading

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PySQLPool moving to GitHub

So as many followers of PySQLPool may know I’ve already moved PySQLPool over to Github in terms of Source Control. I will also be working on migrating blueprints and issue tracking away from Launchpad sometime in the future. This all … Continue reading

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SSH Autocomplete

So many of a time you see an article about ssh autocomplete that reads your known_hosts file. Well that great and all but what about just reading your ssh config file for all your pre-configured hosts. Continue reading

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PySQLPool Upcoming Release 0.3.6

For all of you who use PySQLPool or are thinking about using PySQLPool in the future. You will be happy to know in the coming weeks a new release will be on its way. Now this release doesn’t so much … Continue reading

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First Impressions of a New Mac User

Well as many of you may know I made a recent Mac purchase. So far it has been a pretty decent machine. However there is a few things that I have come across that I wish Apple would fix and/or … Continue reading

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Memcached Manager Updates to Core++

This is just a quick update on Memcached Manager. I have done a bit of work on the core classes and code base to make it a bit cleaner and easier to add new features. Their is still a bit … Continue reading

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WordPress Mu and The New Blog.NerdyNick.com

Well in an effort to migrate off of my current server so that I can upgrade to a more up to date OS (Currently Fedora Core 3). I have setup a new VPS with WordPress MU installed on it. This … Continue reading

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Memcached Manager Updated

Managed to bust out a few features and updates to Memcached Manager over the last few nights. Feels great to get some work done again on a side project. Just hoping I can get to finishing the first version of … Continue reading

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You Succeed as a Team

I was reading a great article on YouTube’s Architecture and came across this last bullet point that they make. Just had to share it. You succeed as a team. Have a good cross discipline team that understands the whole system … Continue reading

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Memcached Manager

So as some of you may know I have been working on a Memcached Manager App. I decided to do this because I was tired of seeing Memcached as this little blackhole that you put stuff in and magicly got … Continue reading

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PySQLPool V0.3b1 Released

Well I have finally managed to get back to it and have finally released a new version of PySQLPool. Its been some time seance the last release. There has been a few new features added and a few more have … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Release Party Tonight

Just a quick reminder to all. The Colorado Ubuntu Team’s Release Party for Intrepid Ibex is tonight in about 1hr. So don’t be late. Full details about the party can be found at the Colorado Ubuntu Team’s Website

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Memcached Presentation @ Boulder BarCamp

So for all of you who managed to come see me give my Memcached Presentation. I figured I would provided to you all the links to the resources that I presented to you. Memcached Memcached – Google Hosting Usenix 2007 … Continue reading

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