Archive for September 13th, 2010

High Scalability – High Scalability – Google’s Colossus Makes Search Real-time by Dumping┬áMapReduce

High Scalability – High Scalability – Google’s Colossus Makes Search Real-time by Dumping MapReduce.

As the Kings of scaling, when Google changes its search infrastructure over to do something completely different, it’s news. In Google search index splits with MapReduce, an exclusive interview by Cade Metz with Eisar Lipkovitz, a senior director of engineering at Google, we learn a bit more of the secret scaling sauce behind Google Instant, Google’s new faster, real-time search system.

Ethercodes Is a Web-based, Collaborative Programming Notepad

Ethercodes Is a Web-based, Collaborative Programming Notepad.
Ethercodes Is a Web-based, Collaborative Programming NotepadEthercodes Is a Web-based, Collaborative Programming Notepad Think of EtherCodes as EtherPad for developers. Featuring line numbers and syntax highlighting, it lets you code with a group, in a web browser, in realtime, without sacrificing some of the comforts of your favorite text editor.

EtherCodes is very simple to use and requires no setup. Just visit the EtherCodes main page and click “Create Code Pad.” You’ll be taken straight to your pad where you can invite people and adjust settings, like choosing a language for proper syntax highlighting: