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Archive for 2009/05

How to quickly estimate the I/O costs for Amazon EC2 and EBS using Linux disk tools

What I took home from cf.objective() 2009 and the slides from my two presentations on PostgreSQL and migrating to a framework.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services returns copies of my Italian great-grandfathers naturalization paperwork

New Amazon Web Services offer EC2 monitoring, load balancing and auto-scaling. These tools make it easier to achieve high availability without a cost penalty.

CFPAYMENT announces 0.9 beta release including production-tested, documented gateways for payment processing on Braintree, Skipjack, and iTransact. More gateways coming!

The Adobe keynote presentation at CF.Objective() revealed some upcoming highlights of ColdFusion 9 AKA “Centaur”

Model-Glue 3 “Gesture” beta is fully documented and released today ahead of cf.Objective() for your testing.

Inspiration and insight from other entrepreneurs on startups and what it takes to succeed. Great Friday reading.

My two-node ColdFusion cluster over the past month has been running out of memory after 3-4 days and starting to hang as the JVM thrashes to free up memory. It was clearly a memory leak as the free RAM would drop into the sub-100MB range and then bounce about wildly. Nearly idle, a [...]