Irrational Exuberance!

Providing pierceable abstractions.

May 7, 2017 We often try to force all usecases onto a single internal platform, and I think doing this causes our platforms to age poorly and with an excess of accidental complexity. This post suggests some alternatives

Options for orchestrating periodic tasks.

April 30, 2017 Wherein I spend some time exploring the current landscape for orchestrating periodic tasks and wrote up some loose notes.

Infrastructure between cost center and ego trip

March 5, 2017 Planning the work for infrastructure engineering organization can be a challenge, in part due to a lack of clarity around what such an organization contributes value to the company it operates within. I have thoughts, and a simple thinking aid, for that.

Braindump on Load Generation

December 18, 2016 As I'm starting to spend more time on load generation and load testing, I did some research for related papers and typed up notes afterwards.

Usable QA Environments

October 24, 2016 It often feels like every quality assurance environment you see is broken. Mine probably is too, but here are some techniques to help.