Why Scala is Not For You (nor Me)

Recently I got the chance to evaluate possible approaches for greenfield development of some cloud services that eventually have to scale to Twitter’s scale. “Greenfield” meaning that no code has been written yet, there was little existing infrastructure, and most hires were not done either. So an ideal situation for …

My EspressoBIN board is up

Marvell and Globalscale Technologies developed a new single-board computer called the EspressoBIN (website). Unlike any other cheap SBC I am aware of, it has: 3 ethernet ports a SATA port In other words, it’s perfect to act as a home router with an attached hard drive that runs apps. Now, …