This is a special Sunday edition of Geek Reading for one simple reason. I am taking a break from posting Geek Reading for a while. Life and work are always very busy and I am hoping to get back to writing again. Maybe in the near future I will post an original article or opinion, […]

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Yesterday was buy a company day! First, Atlassian announced their acquisition of StatusPage. This is yet another step in the DevOps and monitoring direction for Atlassian. Amazon acquired Cloud9, which gives them a development environment in the cloud. Basically, Amazon does not want to give you a reason to not use their services. In the […]

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GitHub Engineering starts our day with their post about mitigating a SYN flood. Overall, it is an interesting post and a cool look at how some companies deal with this type of attack. The Amazon AWS blog talks about scaling vulnerability testing with Amazon Inspector. Inspector is a new tool, so any details on how […]

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Kubernetes starts our day with a post about Minikube, their way to run Kubernetes locally. It is not entirely standalone since it requires VirtualBox, but at least it is a step in the right direction. At the morning paper we get an excellent introduction into Goods, Google’s tool for organizing datasets. This is one of […]

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Radical UX starts our day with a look at nine nasty UX truths. These are some excellent pieces of advice, with my favorite being “color is meaningless”. Color can be used to differentiate ideas in a UI, but overall it does seem like nobody cares otherwise. At Ayende @ Rahien, we continue the database internals […]

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