It’s almost half a year now, since we returned from our No Worries trip, and in that time I’ve switched jobs and started working on a new version of an exciting start-up in Gent; Engagor, a Swiss Army Knife for the social web. Today, I’m proud to share that with you. Here’s 20 screenshots to give you an idea of what it’s about;
Interested in a demo? Drop me a line at email@example.com.
These are the slides to a talk I did earlier this week for students of the professional bachelor in ICT course at KaHo St. Lieven. I wanted to give a clear and simple introduction to the memcached service, as I think it’s an invaluable tool in today’s web development.
These are slides from a presentation I gave with Pieter De Schepper at a PHP Benelux meeting last month on the topic of building a social gaming platform, Gatcha – the project I’m currently working on, on top of Amazon Web Services.
This article accompanies the slides from a presentation on database sharding. Sharding is a technique used for horizontal scaling of databases we are using at Netlog. If you’re interested in high performance, scalability, MySQL, php, caching, partitioning, Sphinx, federation or Netlog, read on …
This presentation was given at the second day of FOSDEM 2009 in Brussels. FOSDEM is an annual conference on open source software with about 5000 hackers. I was invited by Kris Buytaert and Lenz Grimmer to give a talk in the MySQL Dev Room. The talk was based on an earlier talk I gave at BarcampGent 2.
Here are the slides from yesterday’s presentation about horizontal database scaling through sharding at the mySQL dev room at FOSDEM 2009.
I’ve got a ton of notes and remarks to these slides, which will become available here soon.