Category Archives: Technical excellence

Technical excellence

Learn how computers add numbers and build a 4 bit adder circuit

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Reliable releases and rollbacks – CRE life lessons

One of the most common causes of service outages is releasing a new version of the service binaries; no matter how good your testing and QA might be, some bugs only surface when the affected code is running in production. … Continue reading

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DevOps test that easily can be done on team level

This checklist is comprised of 48 items you can use to gauge the maturity of your software delivery competency, and form a baseline to measure your future improvements. It’s not meant to say “you’re failing DevOps” or deprive you of … Continue reading

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Evaluate your technical debt with Sonar

Before introducing this Sonar plugin, here are few funny and relevant quotes on the concept : Maintaining an application without any unit tests is like borrowing money each time you add or change a line of code Skipping design phase … Continue reading

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A Field Study of Technical Debt

Complexity is the main hurdle which we need to overcome. Really great article

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Beyond Chef and Puppet

You can find Ten essential DevOps tools here: here

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Startup Lab workshop: How Google sets goals: OKRs

• OKRs ! = PRM directly • Q based • Good data points. • OKRs are public; everyone in the company should be able to see what everyone else is working on (and how they did in the past) • … Continue reading

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A Turing Machine

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leanlabs two years jubilee

and bonus some Programming Paradigms for Stanford

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80-20 software

A hidden cost of extra features is that they may need to be supported for years to come. Full story

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