Monthly Archives: November 2008

iphone mail – Fail

Wrote my longest ever email on the iphone mail program last night. It went into power save mode a couple times while composing it, and then I sent it. The message is gone. Not in Inbox, Drafts or Sent items. … Continue reading

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(micro)Scaling A Legacy Web App

I’ve got a client running survey software, Sawtooth WinCati, that was originally written in the 80’s for phone interviewing. The latest version has an ASP web app attached to the original software. Now, it’s hard for a small business to … Continue reading

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I have to load test only survey software for a client. Ran into some bugs w/ Jmeter Proxy feature, but once I got it going…well, I love this tool! It’s been around long enough that most features and statistics I … Continue reading

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Selenium Grid on EC2

I configured the demo for Selenium Grid on EC2. It ran fine as a grid on my local box, but had some issues running over EC2. Mainly the browsers were just hanging instead of executing their scripts. I got quick … Continue reading

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Amazon EC2

Got going w/ Amazon EC2 instances last week. ElasticFox certainly made for a nice gui admin tool. Few bugs, but overall good. The only thing that kills me is Amazon’s decision to not offer a 64bit small instance (or a … Continue reading

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