Rob Di Marco

Thing I learned From Going To Tel Aviv

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to travel to Tel Aviv to work with my development team there.  This trip was fascinating for me, both personally and professionally, and I learned a bunch of lessons. #1 Development Process Risk Mitigation Spending $3-5k for travel will not kill a project, but bad communication can…  Going… Read more Thing I learned From Going To Tel Aviv

Getting Grinder To Work with a Self-Signed Certificate

Recently, I’ve been working a bunch with Grinder to do some load testing.  I’ve had great success with it in the past, and wanted to punish an app.  My test needs to make HTTP and HTTPS requests which I never anticipated would be a problem.  Unfortunately, my server has a self-signed certificate which the Java… Read more Getting Grinder To Work with a Self-Signed Certificate

Java Memory Management Improvement Proposal

For the umpteenth time, I had to deal with the dreaded Java OutOfMemoryError, this time when trying to run Fisheye Subversion browser.  My problem deals with a known issue in Fisheye where a background indexing task sometimes runs causes an OOM error.  Of course, an OOM does not just effect the indexing task, it can… Read more Java Memory Management Improvement Proposal