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Deploying RabbitMQ and Stomp on Ubuntu

Install rabbitmq via synaptic Make sure that the erlang package is installed Add a repository from the rabbitmq site Set up Repository via the Synaptic GUI tool (http://www.rabbitmq.com/debian/) Set up Repository via command line Ubuntu Documentation for Managing Repositories via the Command Line How to use the RabbitMQ Debian repository and available RabbitMQ Debian packages The repositories are described in…

Building RabbitMQ on Mac OSX Leopard

At Cinch, we are looking into a high volume, high performance message queuing mechanism for aggregating updates from javascript logging into our data stores. The first one we are investigating is RabbitMQ which seems to have a good rep. Though we are deploying on Linux, we do all our development on Mac OS X. It turned out that it was…

Installing a git client on a shared host with no compiler

We are using Git to manage our deployments, but have some clients that use shared hosting services that don’t have git installed (in particular Hostgator.com). Most of these shared hosting services do allow ssh shell access but don’t have compilers available on the shared hosting account. So I couldn’t just build git on the shared hosting account. Many hosting services…

The Commoditization of Massive Data Analysis

Today’s article in O’Reilly’s Radar by Joseph Hellerstein, is a concise synopsis of the state-of-the-art large scale data analysis. It compares the Enterprise IT dominant Relational Database paradigm to the emerging (with a bullet!) MapReduce / Hadoop technologies. Professor Hellerstein, from UC Berkeley lives this stuff as a leading researcher on databases and distributed systems. ┬áHe is also an advisor…