Monthly Archives: January 2016

Don’t Defer the Problem, Resolve It!

I have been pondering this article for quite some time, then came across a great similar quote from Bryan Cantrill: “Don’t just reboot it, goddamn it! Debug it!” Since Bryan always is a great speaker, watch it here. Time and time … Continue reading

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You Are What You Sell

At the risk of kicking someone when they are down, let’s look at… GoPro. GoPro recently reported slower than anticipated sales, laid off 7% of their staff, and had their stock hammered (down 14.5% in a day). BusinessInsider did a straightforward if … Continue reading

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Do You Need Microservices to Make Containers Worthwhile?

Earlier this week, I had breakfast with a colleague of mine from Rancher. Rancher is a great “orchestrator” for Docker containers. I have recommended and used them in production environments. Containers – one of the hottest technologies in the last year – … Continue reading

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Whence QA?

Since the dawn of software, more or less, companies wrote their software in a process that went something like this: Product defines the specifications. Architecture designs it. Engineering/R&D builds it. Quality Assurance (QA) tests it. If it passes, it is scheduled … Continue reading

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