How crazy can Kubernetes get?

Brilliant Dilbert comic. Hitting a little too close to home… pic.twitter.com/axDlwj7bYB — Daniel Dib (@danieldibswe) September 5, 2019 I was flipping through Reddit and found this hilarious post referencing a Scott Adams Dilbert strip on Kubernetes. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. What I found even funnier were the comments on …

Are shared databases back in vogue?

via GIPHY I just stumbled upon this article by Roman Krivtsov on YC News Is shared database in microservices actually anti-pattern?. As a seasoned DBA in another life, I was intrigued by the title. I devoured the piece. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. One quote at the end really sums …

How do we test performance in a microservices world?

via GIPHY I recently ran across this interesting question on a technology forum. “I’m an engineering team lead at a startup in NYC. Our app is written in Ruby on Rails and hosted on Heroku. We use metrics such as the built-in metrics on Heroku, as well as New Relic for performance monitoring. This summer, …

Will microservices just die already?

via GIPHY I was just reading Dave Kerr’s piece The Death of Microservice Madness in 2018. Not just because it has an awesome title, but because it was trending on news.ycombinator.com for a while, and that is always a good quality signal. And I’m all about quality. Join 37,000 others and follow Sean Hull …