If you work in enterprise software long enough, you may end up only looking at software that satisfies complex constraints: how often does it fail, what kind of security features does it have, does it work well with these other systems of ours, an so on. Not to forget the most common of them all:…… Continue reading What if your text editor spoke Kafka?
My friend Asad messaged me from the ongoing KubeCon 2017 that a keynote slide from Brendan Burns (one of the creators of Kubernetes) advocated that configuring your app for the cloud native world ought to become significantly simpler. That appealed to me instantly, since I too was wishing a few days ago that Docker and…… Continue reading Rocking it with Docker and Metaparticle
This was my first time attending a Hadoop Summit (thanks to my employer Yahoo for sponsoring!). I had a very positive impression of the event. Talks covered a range of topics and speakers were available for questions and hallway discussions. There were many vendors showcasing their wares as well. I mostly attended talks related to…… Continue reading Notes from Hadoop Summit 2016