Category Archives: Cloud

Gitlab for Users Transitioning from Github

After using Github for several years, I recently used Gitlab for a solo developer project. Some of the differences I noticed over the past two weeks were: 1. After initial signup, I got a 422 error HTTP response for about … Continue reading

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Facebook Production Engineering Open House 2018

I attended the Facebook Production Engineering Open House at their Menlo Park HQ. “Production Engineering is Facebook’s secret sauce – it draws on multiple disciplines (Software Engineering, Systems Administration, Distributed Systems and Networking) to plan, build and maintain the massive … Continue reading

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AWS Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) – Call Me Maybe

When is a load balancer not really a load balancer? When it’s an AWS Elastic Load Balancer (Classic ELB or ALB.) Although it’s been well-documented for at least 6 years, it’s still not well-known that one side of a Classic … Continue reading

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RedisConf 2018

I attended RedisConf 2018 on Thursday at Pier 27 (The James R. Herman Cruise Terminal) in SF. Just like 2017, the talks were extremely high-quality and imaginative – I wished I could see all of the tracks. The Herman Center … Continue reading

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AWS Loft Security Week – GuardDuty

This week was Security Week at the free AWS Loft SF. I went to the Threat Detection & Remediation (GuardDuty) day, since I use it. GuardDuty aggregates logs from 3 sources (VPC Flow Logs, AWS CloudTrail event logs and DNS … Continue reading

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