Monthly Archives: February 2011


This article covers signalfd, a system call only available on Linux. If anyone knows of an equivalent for OSX or BSDs,* please let me know. It’d be great to create a compatibility layer. Writing asynchronous IO code is fun; handling … Continue reading

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schmongodb slides from Update Portland

A few months ago someone in #pdxwebdev on Freenode asked an innocent MongoDB question. In response I ranted seemingly endlessly about our experience with MongoDB at Urban Airship. After a few moments somebody (perhaps sarcastically? who can know on IRC) … Continue reading

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