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Meltwater Sponsoring Local Hack Day Berlin

Meltwater Product & Engineering is very proud to be an sponsor of Local Hack Day Berlin. We provide excellent food for the participants, and we hope that this will fuel the creative juices :)

Local Hack Day is a “12 hour hack day that brings together the local hacker community to celebrate building awesome technology. On December 3rd 2016, students around the world will be simultaneously hosting their own Local Hack Day, resulting in the single largest day of student hacking ever.” (from hackberlin.de)

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Featured in Oberbaum CityLights

Oberbaum CityLights is a quarterly magazine that covers the area where our beautiful Berlin office is located. In their recent edition they featured our very own Sam with a story about how he came to Berlin and how he is experiencing life and work in Berlin.

If you want to read the full article, download the Oberbaum CityLights Winter 2017 edition (Sam is on page 10).

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Getting the most out of your RabbitMQ cluster

At Meltwater we use RabbitMQ for messaging. We have several clusters and had a need for a new cluster. This made us ask the question: how is the message rate affected by the hardware chosen for the cluster? Should we go for more CPU cores? Or maybe faster disks? Are there other things to consider to get the best performance out of RabbitMQ? This blog post tries to answer those questions.