Over the weekend I found myself on a plane from Zurich to Chicago. While in Switzerland, I became aware of an issue related to a microservice I maintained in which it would stop serving responses and need to be restarted.
The Futures: The Rise of the Speculator and the Origins of the World’s Biggest Markets by Emily Lambert Rating: ★★★★ Date Finished: March 18th, 2018 Reading Time: A day This is a captivating book providing a cohesive historical account of
Metal Men: How Marc Rich Defrauded the Country, Evaded the Law, and Became the World’s Most Sought-After Corporate Criminal by A. Craig Copetas Rating: ★★★ Date Finished: March 17th, 2018 Reading Time: The train ride to O’Hare I found an
The time came to take down a Docker container and deploy the image onto another server. Easy enough. Only, the original maintainer was long gone. Rumor had it that he was off the grid. So, even if he remembered what
Bastardize–cool word right? In this context it means something along the lines of debasing an original concept by tacking on elements that are incongruous. In the realm of gaming, for example, Pokemon Go is a bastardization of the original Pokemon
Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes And How To Correct Them: Lessons From The New Science Of Behavioral Economics by Gary Belsky and Thomas Gilovich Rating: ★★★★ Date Finished: March 4th, 2017 Reading Time: An afternoon A great supplement
I’m not a fan of horror stories, but I often find myself as the main character in them. As a DevOps engineer, it’s important to approach production issues with poise and tact, regardless of how tempting it may be to