Speaking about WordPress Security in Houston
UPDATE: Slides have been posted on SlideShare. I am going to be giving a talk about WordPress Security at next month’s Houston WordPress Meetup. If you are around Houston on February 8th, come by and say hi howdy.
iPad Stats Visualization
Evan has a cool post showing some of our internal heat map stats and some interesting points on data visualization.
Speaking at WordCamp San Francisco
After a 3 year speaking hiatus from WordCamp SF, I am excited about speaking again this year. The most interesting part of my talks is usually the Q&A at the end, so this time we decided to get rid of the talk and go straight to the Q&A. It will focus on running large WordPress installations, but…
HyperDB Replication Lag Detection
Howdy – Iliya here again. Seems like I am taking over Barry’s blog. Hopefully this will motivate him to blog more. On WordPress.com we have over 218 million tables and perform tens of thousands queries per second. To scale all of this, we shard our 24 million blogs across more than 550 MySQL servers. This…
Uptime related server crashes
This is a guest post by Iliya Polihronov. Iliya is the newest member of the global infrastructure, systems, and security team at Automattic and the first ever guest blogger here on barry.wordpress.com. Hey, my name is Iliya and as a Systems Wrangler at Automattic, I am one of the people handling the server-side issues across the 2000…