The upcoming Golang embed directive can help distribute applications that
website into your Go program, simplifying distribution to single binary.
Building a modern infrastructure stack is difficult, with a bewildering
number of choices to be made. Some technologies complement each other, while
others have very different philosophies: it’s easy to get lost.
To help those facing similar challenges, we’re open-sourcing our “Getting
Started” tutorial, which is what we ask all GoCardless developers to follow
during their onboarding.
Compression is a trick that can be used to solve a load of problems. Outside
of well known use cases, there are a variety of opportunities to improve
efficiency or save money by leveraging compression.
This post covers one such opportunity, where a tiny change allowed us to
save >$30k per year in infrastructure cost, along with a few other
big-savers from judicious application of compression.
Your company probably has a lot of data. When you expose all of these
different sources under a tool that makes complex analysis as fast as
thought, you'll create a load of opportunities to make data-driven
By sharing an example where 2hrs of analysis helped prioritse 2-4 weeks of
engineering work, I'm going to try convincing you that the value of a
connected dataset is far more than the sum of its parts.
Tips-and-tricks to better handle incidents, learned over years of dealing
with production issues. Included are opinions on strategy, process, tools
and how to handle the all-important human element.
Read this if you're new to incident response and want a starter-pack of
advice, or to contrast your own perspective with another.