Sun 10-1 Mon 10-2 Tue 10-3 Wed 10-4 Thu 10-5 Fri 10-6 Today is Wednesday October 4th, 2017. Almost every minute spent in the office yesterday – but really great to be here. After dinner, a colleague, an Account Executive named Alexandre invited me to dine with his wife and daughter at their home near […]
Today, is Tuesday, October 3nd, 2017. My first full day in Paris. I’ll be spending most of it in the MongoDB office preparing for meetings.
Last night, I ventured out to the Eiffel Tower. I stayed late at the office so by the time I got out and made my way to the tower, most of the shops, and cafes had closed. I was famished… I walked around for about 30 minutes trying to find a place to grab a bite but only found a grocery store. I’m ashamed to admit my first dinner in Paris looked a lot like the dinner I have at home on the go. Not quite le grand repas I imagined… but tomorrow is another day.
Today, I fly to France for a week of work. What better way to capture memories of the trip than to create a blog post for each day. Word(s) of the day: French English Notes Audio Bonjour! Hello Greeting used for the daytime. When it gets later, you may use Bonsoir. Bon means good. Jour […]
Sun 10-1 Mon 10-2 Tue 10-3 Wed 10-4 Thu 10-5 Fri 10-6 Today, is September 30th, 2017. T-minus 16 Hours and counting until I fly to Paris, France. Not much planning or packing left to do. I feel fortunate to be able to make the trip. I’ll be visiting colleagues from MongoDB’s Paris Office and will […]
Into the Unknown: How many servers do I need? How many CPU’s, how much memory? How fast should the storage be? Do I need to I shard? As part of my job as a Solutions Architect, I’m asked to help provide guidance and recommendations for sizing infrastructure that will run MongoDB databases. In nearly every […]