Tag Archive for 'Startup Lessons'

Things That Are Important: Where Clauses

quake-3-bones.jpgWhen you are running a distributed service in a datacenter, you encounter a lot of interesting problems. At Audiogalaxy, I ran into all the standard application level bugs, crashes, and race conditions. Once we had a certain number of machines, we even had to deal with flaky memory, disks, and networking cards. But all of that was pretty typical compared to the weirdest bug I ever had to deal with – the one that was caused by Quake III Arena.

Continue reading ‘Things That Are Important: Where Clauses’