I have a serious concern with the EC Container Service. The way it is built facilitates use of infrastructure and not the use by applications. Just my opinion based on what I know.
I am sure many people get a call from someone that they have known forever saying “Help”. A good friend of mine called me up with just such a request. They had a m1.small Amazon AWS instance (which is very old). He was having trouble configuring the instance. When I looked into what was going […]
I am still amazed that many developers when they create a feature or fix a bug that they don’t write a unit test (or functional test) to ensure that things work as expected. Years ago I had a developer on my team that would not write tests. The impact was that they would report a […]
I recently had a conversation with another architect about docker. We were discussing where I thought docker was applicable. Our discussion highlighted that he was concerned that docker was labeled “The Next Big Thing” and that everyone wants to use it because of the hype. He referred to docker as a “panacea” commenting on the […]
I was speaking to my friends (i.e. former team) at GMO and they told me that Dynatrace was spun off from Compuware. How could I have missed this? News sometimes travels slowly. For those that don’t know, Dynatrace is an amazing APM product and they are now back to their roots of being a company too. […]
I am currently working on a Xamarin project where I have the need to open two different solutions. The first solution was a prototype solution of an Apple Watch product we are building. The second solution is the new production solution. We decided to create a new solution and bring over assets and code that […]
Useful reference to over 40 Mac OS X Terminal Commands. http://www.leftcolumn.net/2009/02/15/40-useful-mac-terminal-commands/