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MongoDB and DataStax, In the Rearview Mirror

A third party vendor benchmarked the performance of three databases: Couchbase Server, MongoDB and DataStax Enterprise. The databases were benchmarked with two different workloads (read-intensive / balanced) via YCSB on dedicated servers.

With poor read and write latency, one did not scale with load. With great write latency but poor read latency, one did not scale well with load. With great read and write latency, one scaled well with load.

How do integrated caching, smart clients, a single node type and document level locking affect performance?


Cie Games is looking for Senior Game Java programmers

Cie Games is looking for Senior Game Java programmers that have extensive experience building scalable server-side code for games or commercial-quality applications that are rich in functionality. We need developers with demonstrated experience in object oriented design and development of applications and systems and defensive coding ability accompanied with strong analytical and creative problem solving skills. Looking for people with 5 - 7 years of work experience in Java (Servlets, JSP, JSF) and fundamental knowledge of back-end web development (REST APIs). Big plus for knowing these technologies: MySQL, mongodb, memcached, Redis, ehcache, or other fast and scalable databases.

Cie Games is a leading independent developer and publisher of mobile games, including Racing Rivals and Car Town Streets. Collectively, Cie Games titles have seen more than 75 million installs in 3 years. Both Racing Rivals and Car Town Streets were listed among Apple's Top 100 Games in 2013. Named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes, and ranked on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, Cie Games is a venture-backed company and is based in Long Beach, CA.

Cie Games provides a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes health coverage, employer-matched 401k, interesting projects, and exceptional growth opportunities. You'll work with a smart group of driven and talented Project Managers, Designers, and Developers. We have an award-winning office with ping pong, video games, snacks, walls you can draw on, and an amazing view of the ocean.

Join our Team! Apply by visiting www.ciegames.com/careers

BattleCry is Hiring a Front End Web Engineer

BattleCry, the newest ZeniMax studio in Austin, is seeking a qualified Front End Web Engineer to help create and maintain our web presence for AAA online games. This includes the game accounts web site, enhancing the studio website, our web and mobile- based storeront, and front end for support tools. http://jobs.zenimax.com/requisitions/view/540

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Asana is Hiring

Infrastructure Engineer

At Asana, we’re building collaboration and communication software to help every team in the world become more effective in working together and in realizing their visions.

Given that those teams rely on us every day, our engineering team's number one priority is delivering a stable and fast service. As a member of the infrastructure team, you'll build and operate software to make Asana secure, scalable, stable and fast. Asana is a product-focused company and the infrastructure team builds the foundation needed to support first-rate web and mobile applications and a robust API. You'll be combining industry best-practices and your innovation with a ground-breaking reactive framework.

As an infrastructure engineer you will be designing software to process, query, search, analyze, and store data for applications that are continually growing in scale. You will work with a world-class team of engineers on deploying and operating existing systems, and building new ones for problems that are unique to our problem space.

Core responsibilities


We offer a $20,000 referral bonus for this position.

Please apply here.

We are also looking for Production Engineers

Chartbeat is Hiring

Chartbeat measures and monetizes attention on the web. Through our editorial tools and advertising solutions, we power 80% of the top publishers in the US and media sites in 35+ countries with dashboards, browser overlay heads up displays, APIs, campaign reports and more.

We're constantly on the lookout for talented, awesome, and energetic folks to join our Chartteam in our growing-every-second Manhattan office. Our traffic numbers are growing, and so is our list of product and feature ideas. That means we need you, and all your unparalleled backend engineer knowledge to help up us scale, extend, and evolve our infrastructure to handle it all. See all of our current nerdtastic Chartteam members at chartbeat.com/about, and check out available job openings right here on this company page and on chartbeat.com/jobs.

Salesforce is seeking talented and experienced software engineers

The Salesforce.com Core Application Performance team is seeking talented and experienced software engineers to focus on system reliability and performance, developing solutions for our multi-tenant, on-demand cloud computing system. Ideal candidate is an experienced Java developer, likes solving real-world performance and scalability challenges and building new monitoring and analysis solutions to make our site more reliable, scalable and responsive. Expertise in server-side Java and application server performance, scalable data structures, efficient database access, and caching strategies is desired. You will get an opportunity to touch, change and tune the entire Salesforce.com stack from the network and servers to core application internals, with a view to peak performance.

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Please apply here.

Human Translation Platform Gengo Seeks Sr. DevOps Engineer

You: An engineer enthusiastic about building scalable infrastructures and solving software deployment challenges. You sleep better at night knowing the developers on your team have stable, efficient environments to code in.

Us: We’re a Tokyo-based Internet startup helping large and small online services Go Global through our API and unique translation platform. We love working with cosmopolitan people; most of our team have lived in another country before. Because of all the languages we speak — and code! — in we’re a tight-knit team that works hard, and has fun.

Together: We will build an infrastructure capable of handling billions of translation jobs, worked on by tens of thousands of qualified translators. If you love playing with Amazon’s AWS, understand the challenges behind release-engineering, and get a kick out of analyzing log data for performance bottlenecks all with the goal of making customers happier and translators more efficient, then we’re going to have fun!

Interested? Visit us at http://careers.gengo.com/apply/nBWnWP/Senior-Developer-Operations-Engineer.html for more information!

Test aiCache acceleration for free. No sign-up required.

We have set up aiCache on the Amazon Ec2 cloud to allow you to accelerate your website, test it, and optionally deploy in about 10 minutes. No sign-up required and its free.

You give us your website address and we spin up an AWS Micro instance running aiCache configured for your site. We then give you a simple configuration tool, if you want to further tune the Dynamic Caching.

You can then test your regular site and the accelerated site side by side in real time, from a third party testing service, complete with waterfall chart to tell you what is slow. With a few clicks you can tune the Dynamic Caching and re-run the test till you get the optimal config, unique to your site.

Want to deploy it? Great put in the AWS instance ID and Key and we will push it to your choice of live server.

Got everything perfect? Update your DNS or pull a copy to your datacenter.

Want help? We can have one of our engineers hop on and joint edit the config file with you, to work through tricky SSL and Session authentication. A do it yourself kinda engineer? Great context sensitive help is available of every line of the config file.

Want to save it for later, no problem. Want to download it for use on your own box, clicky-clicky free.


See the power of aiCache on your time without being bugged. http://aiscaler.com/deploy

LogicMonitor is the Cloud-based IT Performance Monitoring Solution

LogicMonitor is the cloud-based IT performance monitoring solution that enables companies to easily and cost-effectively monitor their entire IT infrastructure stack – storage, servers, networks, applications, virtualization, and websites – from the cloud. No firewall changes needed - start monitoring in only 15 minutes utilizing customized dashboards, trending graphs & alerting.

AppDynamics Troubleshooting Java Performance for Free

AppDynamics is the very first free product designed for troubleshooting Java performance while getting full visibility in production environments. If you're an application owner and need to ensure high availability and performance--but not ready to purchase a full monitoring tool--AppDynamics Lite is build for you. Install in two minutes; be monitoring a Java Virtual Machine in 10 minutes.

Visit http://www.appdynamics.com/freetrial

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.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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