Colossus: A New Service Framework from Tumblr #scala #akka – Colossus is a new framework developed at Tumblr which addresses these challenges. It offers a lightweight, straightforward model for building high-performing microservices. Written in Scala and built on NIO and the Akka actor framework, Colossus has had a
CPU Flame Graphs #dtrace #linux – Profiling data can be thousands of lines long, and difficult to comprehend. Flame graphs are a visualization for sampled stack traces, which for CPU profile data allows hot code-paths to be identified quickly and accurately
The Critical Path Podcast: How Big is iCloud? – Apples Services business is growing by leaps and bounds. How much of that can be attributed to iCloud? Horace and Anders consider how big the iCloud business is for Apple, as well as Apples recent stock price rise in this “rolling show” on the way to the airport.