Adam Israel

Software Engineer

Adam is a software engineer with more than twenty years experience building and breaking complex applications. Adam is also published author of Science Fiction and Fantasy short stories, and technical articles and reviews.

3 posts by Adam Israel

Cloud and server

Diving into Juju

By Adam Israel on 24 November 2015

In my last post, I introduced you to Juju and talked about how it could help you. Now I’d like to walk you through some real world examples of Juju in action. Workloads Bundles are used to represent workloads. Bundles can be simple,…

In my last post, I introduced you to Juju and talked about how it could help you. Now I’d like to walk you through some real world examples of Juju in action. Workloads Bundles are used to represent workloads. Bundles can be simple,…

Cloud and server

MySQL performance tuning between disk types

By Adam Israel on 22 October 2015

Introduction We sat down with the intent to benchmark various flavors of MySQL (Oracle MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona) on Amazon EC2 in order to measure the difference between the three on identical hardware, backed by spinning rust and SSD…

Introduction We sat down with the intent to benchmark various flavors of MySQL (Oracle MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona) on Amazon EC2 in order to measure the difference between the three on identical hardware, backed by spinning rust and SSD…

Cloud and server

Announcing Benchmarking with Juju

By Adam Israel on 25 June 2015

Benchmarking and performance are interesting problems, especially in today’s growing cloud-based microservice scene. It used to be a question of “how does this hardware compare to that hardware,” but as computing and service-oriented…