⭐️ Weekly Report – Technology Reading Update – 13 Nov, 2020

Continue reading takes about 3 minutes 1. Migrating Large Heroku Postgres Instances to AWS Aurora without Downtime In this article I discuss a general process I used recently to migrate a large multi-terabyte Heroku Postgres Database from the Heroku Platform to Amazon Aurora Postgres on a live Heroku based application architecture with near zero downtime and builtin failovers during the process. 2. Deno is a carbon copy of Golang, a decade too late 10 years ago we saw both Node.js and Golang release for the first time. Node.js was adopted at a rapid rate by scripters fed up with the old PHP/Apache set-up. Golang had a slower start to its adoption, opting for a co-routine design from the very start, probably discouraging unfamiliar users. 3. (Part 1/3) Raspberry Pi Homelab with Kubernetes I’ve been running Pi-Hole on a Raspberry Pi 3b wired into my wifi router for most of last year and its been great. So when the new Raspberry Pi 4 came out, I picked one up. 4. FishingStopping some fishing would increase overall catches IN 2018, THE most… Read More »⭐️ Weekly Report – Technology Reading Update – 13 Nov, 2020

⭐️ Weekly Report – Technology Reading Update – 18 Sep, 2020

Continue reading takes about 4 minutes 1. Bogleheads® investment philosophy The Bogleheads® follow a small number of simple investment principles that have been shown over time to produce risk-adjusted returns far greater than those achieved by the average investor. 2. 15 best startup marketing practices we say “no” to (while growing our MRR by 1000% in 6 months) Plausible Analytics is a simple, lightweight, privacy-first and open-source web analytics. We reject, exclude and say no to the majority of the best marketing practices for growing a startup. Startups can help make things better and cause a change we’d like to see in the world. 3. The Ultimate Guide To Successful Algorithmic Trading Photo From UnSplash Pretty much everyone who has programmed a computer to do anything beyond outputting “Hello World” has dreamed of having a computer algorithm (algo) working tirelessly to extract money from the financial markets, be it in stocks, bitcoin, soybeans or anything else traded on an 4. Quantitative Trading Summary This summary is an attempt to shed some light on modern quantitative trading since there is limited… Read More »⭐️ Weekly Report – Technology Reading Update – 18 Sep, 2020

⭐️ Weekly Report – Technology Reading Update – 11 Sep, 2020

Continue reading takes about 3 minutes 1. Why ‘Civilization’ is a political masterpiece You know the memes. “Want to feel old?” they say. And before you have the chance to say “No thank you very much: actually I’m happy just feeling sort of early-middle-aged…” they drop the bomb. Macaulay Culkin has his bus pass. 2. Go Programming Language: An Introductory Golang Tutorial The relatively new Go programming language sits neatly in the middle of the landscape, providing lots of good features and deliberately omitting many bad ones. 3. Go Concurrency Patterns: Pipelines and cancellation Go’s concurrency primitives make it easy to construct streaming data pipelines that make efficient use of I/O and multiple CPUs. This article presents examples of such pipelines, highlights subtleties that arise when operations fail, and introduces techniques for dealing with failures cleanly. 4. Concurrency in Go by Katherine Cox-Buday Sometimes it’s useful to begin accepting work for your pipeline even though the pipeline is not yet ready for more. This process is called queuing. 5. Using Go Modules This post is part 1 in a series. Go 1.11… Read More »⭐️ Weekly Report – Technology Reading Update – 11 Sep, 2020