February digest

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Follower cluster

Benchmarking an application rely on correct amount of data. And why not take your production data and copy it over a bench environment instantaneously without impact on production. A nice approach by ScaleGrid, even though data anonymization is not in place yet.

Follower Clusters – 3 Major Use Cases For Syncing SQL & NoSQL Deployments

HotSpot JVM Performance Tuning Guidelines

A nice guide for tuning your JVM with explanation of VM options. Get the most performance of GC, Threads, JIT, Memory!

HotSpot JVM Performance Tuning Guidelines

Production Oriented Development

In our company, we develop applications and host them. Our engineers must develop and be able to maintain the production. Some good insights about main topics to keep on the top of your head when developing, to have a good production experience

Production Oriented Development

5 Best Practices on Nailing Postmortems

Speaking of production, incidents happen. It is important to act fast to get the production up again. And when everything is back, make the best of what happen to avoid it next time. And that’s called postmortem (not fond of the word). Here is best practices to have a goo process.

5 Best Practices on Nailing Postmortems

Why Auto Increment Is A Terrible Idea

An old post, but still valid today. We use auto increment Id in databases. This is a simple mechanism, handle by the database, and ORMs. But can it be harmful? This post focuses on some problems that could occur.

Why Auto Increment Is A Terrible Idea

Yet another Git helper

Yeah, one more … But easy to use, you select what you need to do in Git and voila, you have your commande. Pretty neat

GitExplorer

AWS gets is own Linux-based OS

Bottlerocket is the name. Last AWS big move in making is own linux OS for hosting containers. Security and reliability are the top priorities of this OS. Still in developer preview but nice promises for the future.

Bottlerocket


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