We’d like to provide additional color on what were working on right now...– Starting to sound really quite serious… Not sure how fast one can add capacity, either physically or re-mapping from elsewhere. Time will tell.
CTOs - When things go wrong, a checklist. →
An excellent list of things to do when it all goes wrong. This morning Amazon EC2/RDS in the US-EAST area went to crap. Crashpadder is down (bummer), and so is Quora, Reddit and Foursquare. I’d add a few to the list: Your users don’t know what any of it means. Get your comms team with a simple clear message of what’s going on, and how it affects the most important things for...
Brian Cardarella's Blog: Exploring Rails 3.1 -... →
bcardarella: Rails 3.1 will have password encryption baked in via ActiveModel::SecurePassword. Any ActiveModel based model will get this functionality. (ActiveRecord, Mongoid) Your model will need a field called password_digest and then you’ll need to activate secure password: class User <...
Dinner at The Gilbert Scott
Had an exceptional dinner last night at Marcus Wareing’s new restaurant, The Gilbert Scott. It doesn’t open till the 5th May, but the Crashpadder team managed to get a sneak preview (and all food for £10 - absolute steal). The menu was excellent, with a good number of more unusual and interesting choices (pigeon, earl-grey ice cream, etc), and a great looking wine list. Oh, and I also...
Quick question with Alex from SoundCloud.... →