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Drafts? Drafts!

Store unfinished entries as drafts!

Gobbledygook - Jargon explained

I built a services to explain tech jargon

How To Work Remotely

This post explains the adjustments that were needed to the way we work in the SRE Team at Ricardo when we went fully remote.

Lessons in Ops and SRE

How traveling the Americas shaped my views of Ops, SRE & the World.

PromLens Helm Chart

Constructing proper PromQL queries for you data is hard. One tool that helps a lot to understand the data that is available and to construct queries is PromLens. If you don’t know PromLens yet, I suggest to read this blog post. A few days ago we open-sourced the Helm Chart we use at Ricardo to deploy PromLens and we’ve made it available on Artifacthub. I hope this Chart will be as useful to you as it is to us.

Why Rails is Awesome

Volunteering at iOverlander made me realize what a productivity enabler Rails is.

books

Phoenix Project

In DevOps, we typically define our technology value stream as the process required to convert a business hypothesis into a technology-enabled service that delivers value to the customer.

Rework

If you can’t fit everything you want to do within 40 hours per week, you need to get better at picking what to do, not work longer hours.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Abscence of Trust, Fear of Conflict, Lack of Commitment, Avoidance of Accountability & Inattention to Results.

The Unicorn Project

It’s all about how our daily work feels. Is our work marked by boredom and waiting for other people to get things done on our behalf

devops

Phoenix Project

In DevOps, we typically define our technology value stream as the process required to convert a business hypothesis into a technology-enabled service that delivers value to the customer.

The Unicorn Project

It’s all about how our daily work feels. Is our work marked by boredom and waiting for other people to get things done on our behalf

helm

PromLens Helm Chart

Constructing proper PromQL queries for you data is hard. One tool that helps a lot to understand the data that is available and to construct queries is PromLens. If you don’t know PromLens yet, I suggest to read this blog post. A few days ago we open-sourced the Helm Chart we use at Ricardo to deploy PromLens and we’ve made it available on Artifacthub. I hope this Chart will be as useful to you as it is to us.

peopleops

How To Work Remotely

This post explains the adjustments that were needed to the way we work in the SRE Team at Ricardo when we went fully remote.

Rework

If you can’t fit everything you want to do within 40 hours per week, you need to get better at picking what to do, not work longer hours.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Abscence of Trust, Fear of Conflict, Lack of Commitment, Avoidance of Accountability & Inattention to Results.

rails

Why Rails is Awesome

Volunteering at iOverlander made me realize what a productivity enabler Rails is.

talks

Lessons in Ops and SRE

How traveling the Americas shaped my views of Ops, SRE & the World.