Tag ops

Gawking out

I've been processing log files recently to see how a live system is being used. When you have millions of hits daily, you need these processors to be fast. Today the best way is to have your log files shipped over onto a Hadoop cluster...

CouchDB compaction - big impacts

CouchDB needs to have it’s databases compacted regularly. It’s quite easy to do but the ease of doing so may lead you into thinking that it’s not worthy of serious consideration. You need to be aware of a few things. Here at the beeb we...

Running stunnel at startup

You might want your stunnels to be running all the time - and to start automatically when you log in. Here’s how: get your stunnel working. You’ll need to fix your certs, choose the correct ports, and all that yourself. write a script...