It has become mainstream to listen to podcasts  while doing chores,
preparing food, ambulating, eating food, driving places and pretty much all
activities which do not require you to listen to something else or concentrate
a lot on a certain tasks.
It just seems to be free …
In my generation and upbringing in a culture, where end-stage capitalism grass
roots propaganda promised you great fortunes if you were only to apply
yourself, few things were taken as granted as the ten thousand hours rule:
To achieve excellency, you need to spend ten thousand hours with deliberate
One of the main reasons micromanagers and decision delayers claim for wanting
people come to offices, is the so called creative exchange.
Brainstorming and putting funny colored pieces of paper with ideas on
cardboards is not only a favorite exercise of middle school teachers trying to
have an easy day …
Maybe not best practices.
But some practices.
Some mentions of the worst practices.
This is a small collection of things that worked for me, my colleagues and
most people I talked to, as well as some things that do not work, at least not
beyond a single-dev-play-around-installation or your typical …
When it comes to increasing fitness for everyday tasks, the first things that
come to mind are usually classical endurance activities, like low intensity
steady state (LISS) cardio or sometimes even high intensity training (HIIT).
A dreaded proposition for any lifter that is looking to improve fitness for
every day …
When setting up a HA control plane with kubeadm one would expect that the
controlPlaneEndpoint is being used in all places.
However, this is not true (I suspect at one point it will be fixed, but I have
not tracked down the corresponding change in the code).
Conferences are often a waste of time and you do not want to be the dude that
only asks questions to ask questions.
A big problem here is the misconception that conferences are to bring people
together and make them network, but this is not true.
Apparently books are something people are interested in and usually when you
go online and search for recommendations, you always get the same shit. So
here is a list of books remarkable enough for me to make a recommendation
against them, for them or how to use them.
This is the fourth and final part of this little series of introducing
kubernetes to system operators.
In the first post I gave an overview about the general structure of a
The second post deals with managing ingress networking, as exposing
services to the outside world is something …
This is part three of my small high level Kubernetes introduction.
In the first post I gave an overview about the control plane and in the
previous post I explained how we can get traffic into our cluster.
In this post we will answer the basic question:
When pods can …