Space Grade OS

This is a fascinating story about the operating system that runs space missions.

File permissions in Linux

A small guide to get you started and get you secure.

JAMstack + WordPress

The dynamic duo! Read about why it is so awesome!

Monitoring dotnet apps

I like the built in ability to monitor in K8s environments.

Famous DDoS attacks

This is a scary list for anyone running a service marketed on realiability.

Scaling WordPress

Step one: Know you have a problem!

This guide helps you identify scaling issues with your hosting solution.

ProxySQL + delay

A proxy can really save the day.

Linux Version?

Short and sweet – how to get the version of kernel eg. in Linux.

12 factor app explained

Point by point.

Protocol vs Profit

Different protocols have different data usage – this is an interresting discussion.

Log last

It is a valid point – log files are not good for lookup.

App Platform? πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

Even though it sound a bit generic it is awesome and deservces the second mention.

Updating WSL instances

Automatical!

Fantastical!

The right πŸ›  for the job?

Maybe it shouldn’t be “all or nothing”… Serverless has it’s place, as well as beefy racks of metal!

… and passwords on sticky notes

Just don’t keep your secrets in your repository. Period.

Digital Ocean is taking off πŸš€

DO has a new App platform – looks very much like Heroku eg. – it is nice!

K8s + Orchestration 101

Once again Scott Hanselman absolutely nails the 101!

Docker without the hub

I needed this!

DevOps tools

We should get to know our new friends.

Automatic Package Publishing

Neat trick.

Put React in Docker πŸ“¦

Cool. Cool cool cool.

Minecraft server on RasPi4

The only problem running a Minecraft Server on the Raspberry Pi – or any undersized hardware like that is that you loose ticks.

This leads to very odd behavior in game – especially with a few people in the world.

Overclocking the RasPi4 seems…. Unsafe…

Shopify Rewrite

This is a great story about a performance driven rewrite.

Anyone with a little interrest in software architecture and/or software performance should read this.

Scaling with few resources

This is a fantastic tale on how to manage your resources when scaling. A very good read.

Deconstructing a monolith πŸ—Ό

A nice article on how to deconstruct your monolith and end up with microservices.

Tune MySQL on Linux πŸš€

This is some quick and easy tricks to tune your MySQL running on Linux.

Plugins to Netlify

I still love Netlify a lot!

This site runs on Netlify!

Plugins have a lot of usecases – this article gives a small look into the world of Netlify build plugins.

Install PHP on Ubuntu

This small tutorial shows you how to install PHP on Ubuntu.

systemd isn’t going anywhere!

Here is a short article on the history and reasoning behind both the love and hate towards systemd.

Logging in Go πŸͺ“

This is applicable in other languages as well.

Monitoring .NET πŸ”

This looks like a fantastic tool!

Just Bash! 😁

This seems like an awesome tool!

It’s just Bash!

File Recovery Tool πŸ“œ

This is an amazing new tool.

Instrumentation in Go 🩺

Neat tricks. Valid points. Go do.

SSH tips

Some good tricks for working with SSH.

Commit messages are hard

This article has a few tips on how to (and also important: how not to) write your commit messages.

It’s a bit like coding conventions but for description of code changes.

systemd vs cron ⏰

After reading this I might consider using systemd timers instead of cron.

But cron is everywhere though…

Container without OS 🦦

Containers often contain the overhead of having a full kernel inside them.

That isn’t even remotely needed – read how in the article.

Psycology of software updates πŸ™„

This is an interresting study!

The reason isn’t that shocking though – we defer updates because our work isn’t to update.

This also explains why the IT dep. is very focused on updating! 😎

SSH into Windows 10

This article (by the fantastic Scott Hanselman) shows how you can set your Windows 10 machine up as an OpenSSH Server.

Simple and to-the-point!

From AWS to Heroku πŸͺ

This tale is a good one – moving from AWS to Heroku, considering the other cloud options like Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure.

I really like PaaS – the thought of deploying code and ending up with upgraded infrastructure is very nice!

It’s been a year or so since I have run anything on Heroku myself – but it might be time soon.

Backup WordPress πŸ’Ύ

A short nice tutorial on how to backup your WordPress-site!

Half the internet is powered by WordPress – please do your backups πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’Ό

Passwords on GitHub 😏

It is a good move – access tokes are clearly the way forward!

YAML is complex πŸ™ˆ

It is a very important note that the formats – used for configuration etc. – is actually programming languages in their own rights.

Please be careful.

MacBooks bricked πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

This is really bad.

The hardware stack is full of software 🀯

This still shouldn’t happen. Really not.

Web dev checklists βœ”

This is the most comprehensive list of checklists I have seen to date πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»

Logging in Go πŸ“

A nice short introduction to logging in Go.

I can’t recommend logrus enough. It is a really nice package.

Go Security checklist πŸ”’

This is an awesome checklist πŸŽ‰πŸ‘

Zoom is feeling the heat ♨

Zoom is getting a lot of tracktion these days with everyone in the world being cut off from going to their offices etc. πŸ’πŸ‘©β€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨β€πŸ’Ό

With all that attention comes some skillful eyes πŸ‘€ looking into almost every aspect of their business and most importantly their software.

I’m not a security expert – but in my humble opinion there must be a fire πŸ”₯ somewhere with all this smoke! Zoom has some security issues! πŸ”“

Brace youselves: Windows Update incoming!

A new major update to Windows is imminent!

Personally I am looking forward to WSL2, the new Notepad and the new Task Manager!

Sometimes major updates are small like this – and that is fine!