Eric Day Speaks About Gearman and Drizzle in Boston

Jun 16, 2009 / By Sheeri Cabral

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The July meeting of the Boston MySQL User Group will feature Eric Day, a prominent Drizzle developer, talking about Drizzle and Gearman:

In this talk we will discuss two growing technologies: Drizzle and Gearman.

We will explain what the Drizzle project is, what we aim to accomplish, and an overview of where we are at. We will also be introducing the fundamentals of how to leverage Gearman, an open-source, distributed job queuing system. Gearman’s generic design allows it to be used as a building block for almost any use – from speeding up your website to building your own Map/Reduce cluster. We will tie Drizzle and Gearman together and demonstrate how they work in a custom Search Engine application.

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Here is the URL for MIT’s Map with the location of this building:
http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?selection=E51&Buildings=go

This map shows the MBTA Kendall Stop:
http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?selection=L5&Landmarks=go
(the stop is in red on that map, and you can see E51 in the bottom right)

Here are the URL’s for the parking lots (free and open to the public after 3 pm):
http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?selection=P4&Parking=go
http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?selection=P5&Parking=go

Free pizza and soda will be served, so please RSVP accurately.

To RSVP anonymously, please login to the Meetup site with the e-mail address “admin at sheeri dot com” and the password “guest”.

For more information, see: http://mysql.meetup.com/137/

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