Loadtesting on EC2 – in all cloud++

Recently at work, had a need to rerun some load-testing numbers, but got stick since our internal servers all had builds we were looking at, or weren’t setup, or yada, yada… so we turned to EC2, with overall pretty positive results. Some background – we build a web-based portal application that runs on a lightweight ...

Compiling Java 1.6 projects using Maven on Mac OS X

Compiling Java 1.6 projects using Maven on Mac OS X This makes much sense (took a few minutes though) had my JVM defaulted to JDK 5 from Eclipse 3.4 which wouldn’t run on the 64-bit Java 6 VM – easy fix though – personally I prefer changing the symlinks in /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.Framework/ to point to the ...

More Google Wave Invites

Got another batch of Google Wave invites – drop me a line if you need them.

2 Google Voice Invites Left

Get them while they’re hot – 2 Google Voice invites left… Update: This batch all gone – will let people know if I get another group.

Congratulations to the New Sakai Board Members

RT @mkorcuska: Congrats to @mfeldstein67 @drchuck, @_ieb_, and Maggie Lynch on election to Sakai Board Congratulations to all, and sounds like the future is well in hand…