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Debug Ninja

This is the portfolio / blog / space on the internet of Jeffery Yeary, a software architect with a passion for music, coding, fitness and art.

Working for a company that has a large scaled out website (hundreds of webservers all over the country serving one code base) I am always curious to see what other large websites are doing. Here are some neat presentations that I found from various top Internet sites. Ebay Facebook Digg...

The file based nature of Blog Engine .Net makes me a little nervous. I decided to whip up a little script to take nightly snapshots of my web application folder. The goal was to create a directory with the date in it and to copy the contents of my iis...

I hate relational databases! In a high traffic scenario they become painful to scale. Data segmentation, replication, asynchronous updates…you can only go so far. Schema changes alone require site outages and careful planning. That is why I was excited when Amazon announced their SimpleDB service. Features High Availability Scales with...