Rob Day

Concurrent-ruby and Minitest

I spent some time earlier today debugging an interesting interaction in Ruby between minitest/autorun and concurrent-ruby, and since none of my searches on it turned up quite the right answer, figured I'd write up my notes.

I'm currently writing a Diameter stack in Ruby, partly because I ...

New PPA for OpenIMSCore FHoSS

A while back, I got in touch with the Fraunhofer FOKUS team behind OpenIMSCore, with some fixes I wanted to make to their HSS, and ended up being granted commit access to their repository. I've now made those fixes and wanted to distribute them more widely, so I've ...

Four cool things from KamailioWorld 2014

A week ago I got back from KamailioWorld in Berlin, where I was giving a talk on performance testing. I really enjoyed myself - it's a nicely-run conference, and it's useful to talk to the broader open-source community and find out about new trends (WebRTC, stronger cryptography) and tools ...

Notes from the December 2013 Clojure eXchange

Last month, I went to the Clojure eXchange in London (run by SkillsMatter). I've been meaning since then to write up my notes from the most interesting talks, so here goes. You can see all these talks (and others I've not mentioned) at http://skillsmatter.com/event/java-jee ...

Reconfiguring an AWS Elastic IP with Pallet

I was recently playing around with Pallet (as an offshoot of some of the DevOps-style cloud provisioning work I do on Project Clearwater), and had a bit of trouble getting from Pallet to the underlying jClouds API (I was using 1.5.5).

Specifically, I wanted to associate an EC2 ...