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Dec012010

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Announcing December 14th Webinar: What Should I Do? Choosing SQL, NoSQL Or Both For Scalable Web Applications

The number of database options facing developers these days is almost overwhelming. In response, the number one question I get at HighScalability.com is: "What should I do?"

Should I go neo-traditional and stay with MySQL and memcached? How can I scale like Facebook without cost or effort? Should I use a graph, key-value, relational, or document data model? Should I deploy in the cloud or in a colo? What consistency model should I use? Can I use transactions anymore? Can I make queries anymore? Who programs these things? Who support these things?

And that's just a start. It can all be so very confusing. In the past there was a standard set of options. A few popular relational databases ruled and your job as a programmer was to force the square peg of your problem into the round hole of the relational database. Not anymore.

In this webinar what I hope to do is help you figure out how to answer the "What should I do" question for yourself, like what I try to do in my blog, only more conversational. We'll take a use case approach. I promise we won't spend 20 minutes on CAP or other eyes-glazing-over topics. We'll try to look at what you need to do and use your requirements to figure out which product, or more likely, set of products to use.

Please register here.


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For more information please see https://www.cloudkick.com/developers


At Appirio We're hiring our next 5 core product engineers for one of Silicon's Valley's "mostpromising startups"

Appirio is looking for a handful of hardcore engineers to help us build products to accelerate enterprise adoption of the cloud. We're building the industry's first "cloud broker" technology that will bring together an enterprise's SaaS silos by providing cross-cloud identity, security, data integration, and solution frameworks... all delivered as a service.

Sound interesting? We think so-- we're a Sequoia-backed, Silicon Valley startup, with a small core engineering team passionate about shaping how companies make this once-in-a-generation shift to a cloud-based enterprise architecture.

Appirio is looking for killer engineers who have experience with middleware and web solutions and want to change the way enterprises use these technologies to create solutions in a cloud world. It’ s a fast-moving environment that puts your work in the middle of the cloud revolution.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Own and develop core components in Appirio CloudWorks
  • Develop and work on approaches to topics like security, performance, scalability, and manageability
  • Code primarily in Java
  • Work with Spring DM (Eclipse Virgo), Spring Integration Framework and other open source middleware components
  • Support the work of solutions teams who are building on top of your CloudWorks core components

We launched our product in September-- now we're aggressively looking to build out our core team. Apply here, or email your resume to cloudworks@appirio.com-- tell us why you want to connect the cloud and we’ ll buy you a cup of coffee here at our San Mateo headquarters.

To learn more about this opportunity and others see: http://www.appirio.com/company/cloudworks-jobs.php


Undertone is looking for a Software Engineer and QA Engineer

Senior Software Engineer  - C++/Ruby/SQL
This position is a senior hands-on C++/Ruby/MySQL developer reporting to the CTO.  You will be a senior  member of an advanced technology team focused on developing high transaction volume/ultra low latency web server technologies.  These servers drive real time, targeted ad placements on premier websites.

 

Software Engineer  - C++/Ruby/SQL
This position is a hands-on C++/Ruby/MySQL developer.  You will be a member of an advanced technology team focused on developing high transaction volume/ultra low latency web server technologies.  These servers drive real time, targeted ad placements on premier websites.

 

QA Engineer – SQL/WEB Software

This is an excellent opportunity to get in on the ground floor of the development of our new proprietary web data server technology. You will be responsible for testing new web server applications, writing test plans and test cases, automating commonly executed test scenarios, performance and load testing.

 

For more information please visit Software Engineer and QA Engineer.


Learn How Kabam Enlisted Joyent to be the Cloud Environment for its Growing Game Empire 

Kabam (formerly Watercooler, Inc.) is a leading developer of social games on Facebook and other social networks. The company was founded to connect millions of sports and TV fans through its extensive network of online fan communities, and has extended that social product expertise to create innovative and engaging social games. By deploying its infrastructure on the Joyent cloud, Kabam is able to eliminate many issues common in social networking-based games.

http://www.joyent.com/customers/kabam/


CloudSigma

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  • Competitive Innovative Pricing. Discover transparent pricing and a flexible billing model. Purchase what you need when you need it without resource bundling. We let you purchase CPU, RAM, Storage and bandwidth independently. Create your perfect combination that’s right for you. 
  • 14-day Free Trial. Try our cloud computing products free. 

More information at CloudSigma.


ManageEngine Applications Manager

ManageEngine provides Enterprise IT Management suite of products. ManageEngine Applications Manager helps SaaS companies monitor their production applications and helps keep costs low.
There is out-of-the-box support for monitoring application servers, database servers, servers and web servers from a single web console. In addition to support for IBM Applications, Oracle Apps and Microsoft applications, there is deep support for Open Source Applications like JBoss, Memcached, LAMP stack etc.  Pricing starts at $795 for monitoring 25 servers or applications. Learn more about the Application Performance Monitoring tool.


Site24x7

Site24x7.com (from ZOHO) is a Website and Web Application Monitoring service. It helps you ensure your shopping carts and other web transactions work. It also helps you monitor the performance of your websites from a global point of presence. You can Sign Up for a Free Trial. The Professional Edition starts at $1 / Month. Learn more about the Website Monitoring Service.


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