WebAssembly: Introduction to WebAssembly using Go
Posted on June 30, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Service mesh comparison: Istio vs Linkerd
Posted on June 29, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
From the latest CNCF annual survey, it is pretty clear that a lot of people are showing high interest in service mesh in their project and many are already using in Production. Nearly 69% are evaluating Istio, and 64% are evaluating Linkerd. By infracloud.io.
Host a static site using Linode Object Storage
Posted on June 28, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Static site generators are a popular solution for creating simple, fast, flexible, and attractive websites that are easy to update. Traditionally, these static HTML files would be served by a web server (like NGINX or Apache) running on a Linode. Using Object Storage to host your static site files means you do not have to worry about maintaining your site's infrastructure. By linode.com.
How to get big results with a small SRE team
Posted on June 27, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
One responsibility of every site reliability engineering team is to help other engineers deliver changes quickly and safely to customers. By Pierre Vincent Head of Site Reliability Engineering, Glofox.
Remote work: How global teams collaborate across time zones
Posted on May 1, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Laura Heisman is an author of this article about how they have built and managed very successful global teams through the years and share some great insight on how to work with dispersed teams around the world.
How to work from home: 20 tips from people who do it successfully
Posted on March 27, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
Working from home is awesome ... right up until the cat throws up on your computer. And your neighbor, who you can only assume is building a time machine, starts firing up all sorts of power tools and noisy machinery across the street. Written by Erik Devaney.
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How to automate PostgreSQL 12 replication and failover with repmgr
Posted on February 17, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
An article about using repmgr for Postgres replication failover. repmgr is an open-source toolset from 2ndQuadrant, a leading specialist in PostgreSQL-related technologies and services. The product is used to automate, enhance, and manage PostgreSQL streaming replication. By Sadequl Hussain.
Why I recommend my clients NOT use KSQL and Kafka Streams
Posted on October 24, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
An article by Jesse Anderson. He recommends his clients not use Kafka Streams because it lacks checkpointing. Kafka Streams also lacks and only approximates a shuffle sort. KSQL sits on top of Kafka Streams and so it inherits all of these problems and then some more.
Building a distributed time-series database on PostgreSQL
Posted on October 18, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
TimescaleDB, a time-series database on PostgreSQL, has been production-ready for over two years, with millions of downloads and production deployments worldwide. Authors publicly shared their design, plans, and benchmarks for the distributed version of TimescaleDB. By Mike Freedman and Erik Nordström.
Distributed systems with RabbitMQ
Posted on June 5, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
In this article we're going to talk about the benefits of distributed systems and how to move to distributed systems using RabbitMQ. Then we will learn the fundamentals of RabbitMQ and how to interact with it using Python. Written by Denis Orehovsky.
Introduction to message brokers -- Apache Kafka vs. RabbitMQ
Posted on May 8, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
If you're looking for a message broker for your next project, read on to get an overview of to of the most popular open source solutions out there. Introduction by Vitaliy Samofal.
Replicating success of REST in Event-Driven Architecture
Posted on April 6, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Fran Méndez is author of this piece about Event Driven Architecture (EDA). He explores similarities between Representational State Transfer) (REST) and EDA. It worth noting that REST APIs are still the dominant application integration paradigm today.