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DevOp Notes: Monitoring Nginx and its underlying Web Components

Under the acronym “DevOps Notes” I publish my technical findings, which were gathered during the bootstrapping phase of my first cloud based side-project, the so-called “Cloudburo Publishing Bot”. “The Cloudburo Publishing Bot Platform enables Microp... Read More

Google Data Collection Research Madness

Digital Content Next (DCN) - which is providing research and insights on current and emerging industry topics - released a very interesting report about Google’s data collection research by professor Douglas C. Schmidt of the Vanderbilt University. S... Read More

What a brilliant idea: Proof of usefulness in Crypto

David Glibertson, describes in his excellent Medium Series “My adventures in Crypto”  an new visionary idea how the mining energy wasting could be converted in some useful energy consumption by solving real world puzzles. What a nice idea, here the e... Read More

Scalability Trilemma Of A Blockchain or There Is No Free Lunch

Scalability and the slowness of Blockchains is a hot topic in the crypto community. Georgio Konstantopoulos (@LoomNetwork) provides a very good introduction to the topic in his Medium artice 'Scalability Tradeoffs:  “Why The Ethereum Killer” Hasn’t A... Read More

Google Reveals the Secrets of DevOps

A interesting article about Google's DevOps approach, which is immense. The numbers revealed by Meckfessel at the conference showed that over 500 million tests are run per day inside Google’s systems. That’s to accommodate over 4 million builds, dail... Read More

Minimal Ubuntu, on Docker Hub

Ubuntu announced its new minimal Ubuntu image optimized for automated use at scale, with a tiny package set and minimal security cross-section. Speed, performance and stability are primary concerns for cloud developers and ops.The 29MB Docker image f... Read More

Intellij: Gradle Project Fails To Deploy Tomcat Server (war:exploded)

Recently I had a problem with the deployment of a IntellJ Gradle Project Artifact to a local Tomcat Server which didn’t work out. The root cause resolution took me some time, so here is the solution to reduce your researching time. The local Tomcat S... Read More

Install Letsencrypt Certificate in the Java JDK Keystore on OSX

The following article gives a short introduction, how to import a root certificate into the Java JDK keystore on a Mac OSX. The example is based on the import of the ISRG Root X1 certificate, which is a very new certificate and not broadly trusted ye... Read More

Tutorial: React Application with a Python JSON Backend (Part 1)

This tutorial gives a short introduction about the necessary preparation steps to get a Python Application Server ready which can serve a React Frontend via a  JSON interface.   The first part describes, how to get the Python Server Side ready.  We a... Read More

Data Science Mindset

Fabien Girardin Co-CEA at BBVA Data & Analytics posted a very nice article under the name “The Mindset for Innovation with Data Science”. He developed a set of principles that are used as a blueprint for how to nurture the mindset for innovation with... Read More