Confoo is a multi-technology conference for webdevelopers in Montreal. I was invited to speak at the event and did 2 presentations: one about Varnish, and one about ElasticSearch. It wasn’t my first time in Montreal and it wasn’t my first time at
I am happy to announce that the video footage for my caching talk at InfoShare has finally been released. If you can spare 30 minutes and want to learn about caching, have a look. About Infoshare InfoShare is a really cool
Channel 9 is Microsoft’s main video channel for technical content. It is aimed at developers and features videos by people who build and who use Microsoft products and services. They also interview people from various communities. Channel 9 at Techorama Channel 9
On March 18th 2016 I attended the Codemotion conference in Rome (Italy). I never attended a Codemotion event before and I’ve never been to Rome, so I was stoked about this one. Codemotion The Codemotion group organizes conferences around the
On the 2nd, 3rd & 4th October 2015 I was in Manchester for the PHP North West Conference 2015 where I did an ElasticSearch presentation. I have been attending this conference since 2010 and this was my 4th edition as a speaker. I
On December 17th 2015 I’ll be presenting my “PHP Projects Beyond the LAMP Stack” talk at Nomad PHP. Nomad PHP? What is Nomad PHP you might ask? Well … it’s an online PHP user group for people who have no local
I like ElasticSearch, it’s a great piece of open source technology. Although it was built as a Lucene based search engine, it can do more than just that. It’s an awesome analytics engine, but it’s also a pretty good NoSQL database.