I was looking around last night at different CDN solutions out there. Everything from Amazon’s new CloudFront to CacheFly to Limelight and a couple others. All of them have different features and levels of performance but the one thing I really want to be able to do is on-demand invalidation. Regular TTLs are fine for [...]
Despite the best efforts of Al Gore and his legion of leftist alarmists, most Americans believe that global warming is a natural thing. According to Rasmussen reports, only one out of three voters believe global warming is caused by human activity. The rest of the story is here.
I spent about a day’s worth of work upgrading PatriotRoom.com from Grails 1.0.4 to Grails 1.1. There were two areas that I had trouble with. The first was the plugins and was the easiest to overcome. I just had to reinstall them. The second however was logging which was completely revamped in Grails 1.1. Personally [...]
A series of blog posts are going around about cowboys vs. craftsman. I first noticed it via Coding Horror, then today on GeekDaily. I have to say I agree with GeekDaily and Justin Etheredge assessments. While there will always be cowboys out there, their contributions will be minor to software development as a whole. Like [...]
Which isn’t totally surprising. I am a taurus, I love lamborhini’s and the title of this blog is “the bull” ? Coincidence? I think not. I’m a Lamborghini Murcielago! You’re not subtle, but you don’t want to be. Fast, loud, and dramatic, you want people to notice you, and then get out of the way. [...]