Saturday, August 11, 2018

Read it or Throw it #205

Six months have passed since the v1.6 and this release comes with many refinements.
I like the new IEx metadata printing!

RedisLabs Enterprise Edition has now Redis Streams as a preview version.

TL;DR - don't own a too broad technology stack just for the sake of being cool.
strive to be pragmatic and don't bloat your tech with too many new shiny tools that might not be useful.
What matters is a working production software that could evolve over time

I really liked and agreed with this article.

I didn't use that tool yet but I probably will in the future

InfluxDB (you can say Prometheus competitor) started defining on a new query language
for its product 

A good article of Confluent talking about an emerging pattern for having a single source of truth of the data backed by Kafka 

Honestly I agree with pretty much everything. Having a daily standup adds a lot of burden, gets almost always lengthy and instead of being an energy booster turns to be a fatigue increaser.

Another indication that Rust will be huge

Explain the strong relation between being good at math (but applies to other fields as well) and having the right guidance and mindset

A short TED talk about the importance of having Grit for success

“Never try to be better than someone else. Learn from others, and try to be the best you can be. Success is the by-product of that preparation.”

John Wooden

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Read it or Throw it #204

WebAssembly is the future and it'll be all over the place

2. The Epic Story of Dropbox's Exodus From the Amazon Cloud Empire
A fascinating article describing the journey of Dropbox infrastructure since its inception until today

Service mesh are still in the beginning, but this company has a promising future 

Kubernetes is gaining popularity on a very fast pace, it's worth knowing the high-level concepts

I came across the term Mechanical Sympathy and I thought it was worth sharing

useful web online REPL for many programming languages

Sometimes knowing too much makes decision taking much tougher

I've heard the word Mindfulness in many places so here's a TED talk 

A nice perspective  

It's a non-technical book but it's still recommended for anyone who wants becoming more productive and successful

Nothing works better than just improving your product
Joel Spolsky