SPUG: May 2010 Memory Effecient Perl

Joshua ben Jore twists at gmail.com
Wed May 12 11:56:08 PDT 2010

On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 11:51 AM, Andrew Sweger <andrew at sweger.net> wrote:
>    May 2010 Seattle Perl Users Group (SPUG) Meeting
>    ====================================================
>    Topic: Memory Efficient Perl
>    Speaker: Josh ben Jore
>    Meeting Date: Tuesday, 18 May 2010
>    Meeting Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
>    Location: Marchex - 520 Pike Street
>    Cost: Admission is free and open to the public
>    Info: http://seattleperl.org/
>    ====================================================
> Josh has stepped up to give a short presentation on memory effecient Perl.
> There will be plenty of time available for socializing or if anyone would
> like to share their new project or tell about the latest practical joke
> they pulled off (using Perl, of course). Josh indicated that he may add
> other topics as well (he'll post follow ups if further details are
> available). Sorry for the late announcement. In the mean time...
> You are invited to the next meeting of THE SEATTLE PERL USERS GROUP on
> Tuesday, May 18, 2010.
> This Month's Talk
> -----------------
> Save a bunch of memory on your servers by picking up a few reporting and
> reduction tricks. It's so easy a caveman could do it!
> This talk will center around some experiences around reducing usage,
> compacting, coalescing, and sharing at Whitepages.com.
> About Josh ben Jore
> -------------------
> Josh ben Jore is a crab wranger according to the internet or a serial
> presenter at YAPC::NA or a senior engineer at WhitePages.com. He came to
> Perl because he had to write a CGI appfor a political campaign and he'd
> heard that Perl was best for that sort of thing. Since then, he's been
> slacking off by writing or maintaining several dozen CPAN modules. His
> latest perl-fu has been to shrink the memory usage of some honking big
> in-memory databases and separately, helping get perl-5.12.0 out the door.

Oh, just fwiw, this bio is now wrong. I am not currently at
Whitepages.com and am looking for looking for someone excellent to
work with.


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