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(Relational) Databases are awesome

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When I say databases, I think about relational database systems. It doesn’t matter which flavour of relational database you choose. They are all fine and str...

The joy of missing out

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I was listening to a podcast with Jason Fried the other day and heard this term: “The Joy of Missing Out” or JOMO. It took me a couple of days to process wha...

Migrating Route53 DNS records to Azure

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Recently I’ve been notified that we need to move our operations away from AWS to Azure. One of the steps I found interesting (and never did before) was migra...

The subtle art of debugging weird issues

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As a senior reliability engineer I’m tasked with solving weird issues on a weekly basis. Issues you could sometimes classify as heisenbugs, at other times th...

Why kubernetes?

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I’ve been installing servers, deploying code to them, and exposing them to customers for most of my career. I started doing it by myself in the start. Those ...

What is a reliable system?

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I plan to (let’s see how it pans out) write a series of articles on what I learned (and am still learning) during my stay at intuo. There is so much stuff I ...

Can we just get along?

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I don’t know much about corporate culture in the past, but from what I saw, inter-departmental wars were business as usual. Marketing coming up with their id...

Rest

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When was the last time you’ve stopped and took a break? Not a weekend or 3-4 days, but a proper vacation. Something that lasts at least a week or two., a mon...

A good setup goes a long way

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I’ve been limited to a 13” screen to do my work on for ages and ages, well since July 2013 at least. The only person who did the limiting was myself. One of ...