• Building the world's smallest Cassandra cluster

    A few weeks ago I received my first Intel Edison in the mail. After a bit of tinkering I was able to bootstrap a small Cassandra cluster on this little SoC. I tweeted a picture showing it up and running with OpsCenter connected in the background.

  • Going Cross-Origin with Solr

    It is becoming more common to connect directly with a Solr cluster from rich client side applications. Performing a search directly against the cluster will require either JSONP or Cross-origin Resource Sharing (CORS). Here we discuss a few methods for connecting with a search resource with CORS.
  • Fedora 21 Upgrade

    Today I upgraded one of my Fedora 20 virtual machines to Fedora 21. In the past I have simply spun up a replacement VM with the new minimal installation and brought over any relevant artifacts. Recently I found myself reading up on the fedup upgrade tool. With the release of Fedora 21 this was an excellent chance to try it out.

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