- Quote by Warren Buffett: “Somebody once said that in looking for people t…”
Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. You think about it; it’s true. If you hire somebody without [integrity], you really want them to be dumb and lazy.
(categories: quotes life hiring management )
- GitHub – kamranahmedse/developer-roadmap: Roadmap to becoming a web developer in 2017
Great infographic illustrating the complexity of being a front end / back end / devops engineer in 2017.
(categories: career software complexity )
- SREcon 2016 Performance Checklists for SREs
Great presentation on performance debugging in 2017.
(categories: performance troubleshooting debugging netflix sre )
- The Calculus of Service Availability – ACM Queue
SLA’s, Google, math, microservices, distributed architectures and four 9’s.
(categories: devops google sre sla reliability )
- A Year of Google Maps & Apple Maps — Justin O’Beirne
Really detailed look at the evolution in Google Maps, fun read.
(categories: design google maps cartography mapping )
- Solving Imaginary Scaling Issues at Scale — as interpreted by @seldo
npm co-founder @seldo publishes an inspired list of chapter titles for the latest ORLY book
(categories: funny scaling performance )
- Web Developer Security Checklist – Simple Security
Great security checklist for web apps in 2017.
(categories: security web checklist bestpractices programming )
- Usage patterns and the economics of the public cloud | the morning paper
Thought provoking cloud pricing blog post.
(categories: pricing product-management cloud )
Smashed burgers by The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science (fry sauce was really good), beer by Gigantic Brewing, conversation suggested by Family Dinner Project, family video highlights include drone capturing snow in PDX and the trailer and ending song from Reel Rock 11 and family dance night sponsored by Dodo Delight and Wild Yaks – Paradise.
- Are You Load Balancing Wrong? – ACM Queue
Quote: "Anyone can use a load balancer. Using it properly is much more difficult. Some questions to ask: 1. Is this load balancer used to increase capacity (N+0) or to improve resiliency (N+1)? 2. How do you measure the capacity of each replica? How do you create benchmark input? How do you process the benchmark results to arrive at the threshold between good and bad? 3. Are you monitoring whether you are compliant with your N+M configuration? Are you alerting in a way that provides enough time …
(categories: ops loadbalancing capacity scaling resiliency )