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Thumbnail: Tip: Easy File Sharing

  Apr 2, 2015   |      Brand Hunt

At 60East, we’re always helping teams analyze complex, interconnected software systems. One thing that’s easy to take for granted is file sharing – something that’s not always easy to do between teams in large enterprises. There are often great reasons for this, but for transmission of log files containing no...
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Thumbnail: Scale Up and Out

  Mar 11, 2015   |      Dirk Myers

CIO Review recently published “Scale Up and Out: The Changing Face of High Performance Computing” by Jeffrey M. Birnbaum. This article describes the state of high performance computing, and how things have changed since 1998. You can get the PDF, or read the article online.
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Thumbnail: No Filesystem? No Problem! Keeping State in AMPS

  Mar 9, 2015   |      Dirk Myers

AMPS makes a great platform for distributing messages to worker processes. The combination of low latency delivery, the SOW last value cache, message replay, and powerful content filtering make it easy to build a scalable grid of workers. Update: This post describes an approach that was used with older versions...
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Thumbnail: How Fast Can You Go?

  Feb 18, 2015   |      Joy Vincent

AMPS is built from the ground up to go fast. AMPS tries to deliver messages at the fastest rate that an individual consumer can handle. AMPS has sophisticated machinery to try to find the fastest possible delivery rate for an individual consumer, and AMPS works hard1 to keep slower consumers...
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Thumbnail: New Feature: Keep It All Together With CorrelationId

  Feb 9, 2015   |      Dirk Myers

One of the best things about AMPS is the way that it keeps publishers completely independent from subscribers. Publishers don’t need to know how many subscribers are listening for a message, where they are, or even whether they’re connected at a given point in time. That flexibility pays off: once...
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Thumbnail: Yuck! Stateless Poison Message Handling

  Jan 30, 2015   |      Dirk Myers

It’s January, and many people (including me) are thinking about the food they’ve eaten over the last few months. If you’ve ever eaten too much Halloween candy, indulged yourself in holiday food that doesn’t quite agree with you, had too many cookies or gone back for that one last sliver...
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Thumbnail: AMPS 4.0: Back from the Future

  Jan 24, 2015   |      Dirk Myers

It’s great to be back! We just returned from a trip to 2025. While we were there, we took a look at what messaging systems and databases were like in 2025. We brought a bunch of cool stuff back and added it to AMPS 4.0. We’ve revealed some of these...
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Thumbnail: Toolbox: Regular Expression Testing Tool

  Jan 5, 2015   |      Brand Hunt

If you’re a multi-discipline developer (like us!) it can be difficult bouncing between languages with different regular expression grammars. There are often command line utilities to help and you can always write code to test your patterns against test data. That said, there are some great regular expression testing tools...
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Thumbnail: Santa Officially Chooses To Crank Up the AMPS

  Dec 26, 2014   |      60East Holiday Central

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2014-12-26 North Pole – Santa Clause, Inc. (SANTA) announced today that it will be choosing 60East Technologies’ AMPS product as their strategic messaging platform. SANTA expects the demands on delivery to continue to increase at record rates given the improvements in the economy and world population increases....
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Thumbnail: AMPS versus Santa: Who's Faster?

  Dec 24, 2014   |      60East Holiday Central

At 60East Technologies, we think about delivery a lot! We’re always thinking about what can be learned by studying real-world delivery technologies used elsewhere. Perhaps the grand-daddy of all delivery companies is Santa Claus. He’s delivering packages to approximately 526 million children in 150 million households over a 31 hour...
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Thumbnail: Extreme Storage Performance

  Dec 8, 2014   |      Dirk Myers

At 60East, we’re constantly being asked to evaluate new technologies in high-performance computing. AMPS tests these technologies to their limits. AMPS applications require predictable latency at high messaging volumes: for most applications that use AMPS, the limits of the storage or networking system are what limits the capacity of the...
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Thumbnail: AMPS: The Ultimate Shock Absorber

  Sep 24, 2014   |      Dirk Myers

AMPS can help you get new life out of your existing messaging system, while providing more capacity and functionality. A shock absorber is a buffer between two systems. It protects each system from the other and helps both systems to run smoothly. AMPS provides stunning throughput, expressive filtering, high availability,...
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