This essay predicts some of the effects that self-driving cars will have on our society. It’s more than taxi drivers losing jobs. Self-driving cars have the possibility to redefine how we live our lives. I’d love to live out in the country but the work commute would kill me. A self-driving car would allow me… Read More The Effects of Robocars
I’ve created a bunch of utilities and like to document them here. Maybe someone else can use this to help their projects along. A simple script to mark a node as historical based on app and node names. https://github.com/derrekyoung/appd-mark-node-historical
I’ve created a bunch of utilities and like to document them here. Maybe someone else can use this to help their projects along. Bash script to transfer configurations between Controllers. You can export and import Actions, Health Rules, and Policies. https://github.com/derrekyoung/appd-config-transfer
This 14min TED talk is positioned toward women in middle management but is just as applicable to anyone in any stage of their career. It’s always smart to understand the business. I wish that I’d had a little more focus on the business when starting my software development career. I can think of a few… Read More The Extra 33%
Google got some attention from an Inc article that describes their recent approach with slides that are light on text and bullets. “Think of your slides as billboards,” says Duarte. “When people drive, they only briefly take their eyes off their main focus, which is the road, to process a billboard of information. Similarly, your audience… Read More Slides Without The Bullets
“HTTP/2 has header compression because of the RAM limitations of networking devices in the late 1970s.” A really nice breakdown of network protocols and the impact that legacy choices have on the apps of today.
I get the sense that some organizations are jumping on board microservices without really understanding the tradeoffs. This article makes some excellent points about organizations that may or may not be ready for microservices. We see this in the monitoring space all the time. A customer gets a “great idea” to refactor to microservices thinking that it’ll… Read More Rebuttal to Microservices Enthusiasm