2011 年的研究,開放辦公室與病假的關聯性

忘記從哪邊冒出來的連結,反正是個 2011 年的研究:「Sickness absence associated with shared and open-plan offices--a national cross sectional questionnaire survey.」。2011 年在丹麥的研究:

METHODS: The analysis was based on a national survey of Danish inhabitants between 18-59 years of age (response rate 62%), and the study population consisted of the 2403 employees that reported working in offices. The different types of offices were characterized according to self-reported number of occupants in the space. The log-linear Poisson model was used to model the number of self-reported sickness absence days depending on the type of office; the analysis was adjusted for age, gender, socioeconomic status, body mass index, alcohol consumption, smoking habits, and physical activity during leisure time.

都是與 cellular office 比較,可以看出大於六個人的開放辦公室病假的量高出許多:

RESULTS: Sickness absence was significantly related to having a greater number of occupants in the office (P<0.001) when adjusting for confounders. Compared to cellular offices, occupants in 2-person offices had 50% more days of sickness absence [rate ratio (RR) 1.50, 95% confidence interval (95% CI) 1.13-1.98], occupants in 3-6-person offices had 36% more days of sickness absence (RR 1.36, 95% CI 1.08-1.73), and occupants in open-plan offices (>6 persons) had 62% more days of sickness absence (RR 1.62, 95% CI 1.30-2.02).

CONCLUSION: Occupants sharing an office and occupants in open-plan offices (>6 occupants) had significantly more days of sickness absence than occupants in cellular offices.

看起來只是拉數字出來分析... 另外信心區間的洞好大 XD

eBay 在測試環境下的 Load Balancer:Neutrino

eBay 放出了一套為了測試環境用 ScalaNetty 開發的 load balancer,Neutrino:「Announcing Neutrino for Load Balancing and L7 Switching」。

可以看到設計上加入了 log 機制,像是:

Ability to send the traffic logs to API endpoints

以及:

Traffic metrics and configuration are exposed as APIs.

Metrics can be easily published to Graphite. Neutrino is also extensible to push metrics to other metrics systems.

效能不是最主要的重點,不過在 2-core VM 裡面可以有每秒 300+ requests,對測試環境應該是夠用:

We have measured upwards of 300+ requests per second on a 2-core VM.

還有不少特殊的功能 (大量模組化的設計),對於測試環境應該頗好用?