On-Call duty for SoundCloud engineers is optional but important to their engineering culture. This article describes their practices and how they're center around mutual respect.
(Video + transcript) In this TEQnation lightning talk, Piet van Dongen explains what resilience engineering is, why every software person should know about it, and how you can start practicing it.
Monorepos are an interesting beast. If mended properly, they indeed enable a level of uniformity and code quality that is hard to achieve otherwise. This post looks at how Google is able to successfully run the world's largest monorepo while keeping build times minimal.
Flux is an open source stack of tools that make it possible to keep Kubernetes clusters in sync with external sources of configuration, such as repositories on GitHub. This article walks you through getting Flux up and running, so you can empower your Kubernetes and GitHub connection with continuous deployment.
Fastly's CDN had an outage, taking some of the internet's largest websites down. The majority of internet users aren't trained in the art of reading HTTP status codes. We should take this as an opportunity to improve our error messages.
Docker's Autobuild service has been targeted by bad actors who are taking advantage of this service with the goal of abusing it for crypto mining. They have announced they will be discontinuing Autobuilds on the free tier starting June 18, 2021.