Irrational Exuberance!

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.

Serverless: Gatekeeping and Profit Margins

October 16, 2016 There are equal parts hate and excitement around the serverless movement, what's not always obvious is what motivated the creation of the serverless paradigm to begin with. This article looks at how serverless is a fairly natural evolution of the move to process scheduling.