Devon C. Estes

Local Metrics Aggregation With Counters

Recently I needed to get a better picture of how my application's database connection pool was doing, but there was a bit of a hitch. DBConnection has a highly optimized queuing algorithm, but the downside of that optimization is that you can't get an accurate picture of the number of idle and busy connections in the pool at any given time like you can with Poolboy. »

What's Inside a Reduction?

I recently finished up the basics for a feature in Benchee that I had been pretty excited about for a while now - reduction counting! But after trying it out on my own for a bit to look for bugs and see how it could be best used so I could document the feature well, I pretty quickly ran into some confusing results. »