A Reading List: High Availability for Alfresco ECM

Start with watching the Alfresco hosted webinar: High Availability Clustering with Alfresco to get a high level overview. Then read thru rivetlogic’s comprehensive page that includes notes on disaster recovery: Deploying HA Alfresco on Linux. This is mirrored on the AlfrescoWiki. Not sure which wiki page is definitive. Finally, put it into practice with a […]

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Dealing with technical debt

codeartisan: Jon Moore: Cracking down on technical debt: Generally, as the folks with the technical ability to recognize it, it is the development team’s responsibility to try to avoid accruing technical debt while producing product. Failing that, it is their responsibility to recognize/document existing debt and to advocate for its removal. However, note that there […]

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lang:groovy – extend your Spring app with scripting

The Spring Framework offers many ways to ease application development and maintenance, but one that gets my interest really going is its dynamic language support. codehaus: Dynamic language beans in Spring codehaus: Groovy and JMX raible designs: Using Dynamic Languages with Spring with Rod Johnson and Guillaume LaForge organic thoughts: Spring Meets Groovy!

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An email I was happy to send….

Hello, Due to down time that my users were subjected to – by a decision one of your staffers made in shutting down access to our database – I have migrated the sites and domains I maintain that were hosted and managed at New Dream Network and Dreamhost to a more robust and secure solution. […]

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Philly Future Status: In Transition

DNS is still propagating so there are two status messages to pay attention to on Philly Future. Each alerts you to whether you are using the new Philly Future, and can resume posting and commenting, or the old. Hopefully by noon we will be in better hosting environment, one that is more reliable, better performing, […]

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Philly Future Status: All clear

Let me put this diplomatically (for now): I am in the process of resolving Philly Future’s hosting issues and expect, by morning, for Philly Future to not only be clear of the downtime that was inflicted on us, but for Philly Future to be blazingly fast as well. I expect there will be few lingering […]

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