I’ve lived in Israel, Argentina, and Boston, and currently live in the San Francisco Bay area.
I graduated from Boston University with a degree in political philosophy, and I continue to be deeply interested in politics and public policy.more »
I have worked as a software engineer since 2003.
I am passionate about high-quality, maintainable software using cutting-edge (yet reliable) open-source technology.
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Blog — Nov 2013
We use Redis for sessions and for a short-lived data cache in our node.js application. Like any component in the system, there’s a potential risk of failure, and graceful failover to a “slave” instance is a way to mitigate the impact.read »