Installing a git client on a shared host with no compiler

We are using Git to manage our deployments, but have some clients that use shared hosting services that don’t have git installed (in particular Hostgator.com). Most of these shared hosting services do allow ssh shell access but don’t have compilers available on the shared hosting account. So I couldn’t just build git on the shared [...] [...]

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The Commoditization of Massive Data Analysis

Today’s article in O’Reilly’s Radar by Joseph Hellerstein, is a concise synopsis of the state-of-the-art large scale data analysis. It compares the Enterprise IT dominant Relational Database paradigm to the emerging (with a bullet!) MapReduce / Hadoop technologies. Professor Hellerstein, from UC Berkeley lives this stuff as a leading researcher on databases and distributed systems. [...] [...]

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Posting from my iphone

Trying out a few different free iPhone blogging tools. This post is being done via the current WordPress client. It sounds like the 2.7 beta version is even better. This one was extremely easy to set up. And so far easy to use. Share and Enjoy: [...]

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Trying Out LifeCast

Testing LifeCast as another blogging tool. It’s main feature seems to be to add geolocation and iphone photos so you can capture your day to day experiences. Geolocate this post. Posted with LifeCast Share and Enjoy: [...]

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