In software engineering, there’s often talk of the Source of Truth. Which database is source of truth? Yours or mine? When things get complicated, does it still make sense to think about databases or single systems as the source of truth?
Graphite (the time series stats database) and Grafana (the brilliant visualisation tool) both have excellent documentation that tells us how to operate the software, but simply knowing how to use a tool does not mean you truly grok it.
This is a collection of tips and suggestions to help your use of these tools be easier and more meaningful.
Another month is passed, and it seems like activity around Kubernetes is accelerating exponentially.
The first month of the year is gone and I have seen some interesting things come across my plate this year. So, I’ve pulled them together in case anyone else is interested.
I’ve been writing C# for years and that has meant that I have always been constrained to working with Windows.
Not any more! With the advent of .NET Core and Visual Studio Code I am finally free to move completely to a Unix environment and take advantage of all the tools and technologies that are available in Mac OS or Linux environments.
Here are the steps I took to get my new .NET Core projects up and running.