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

  • by Iris Won
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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

Deno

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

FishingStopping

IN 2018, THE most recent year for which relevant data are available, people consumed more fish than they did either pork or beef or poultry. Humanity’s appetite for the sea’s bounty has more than doubled since 1990.


5. Nodejs Security

This cheat sheet lists the things one can use when developing secure Node.js applications. Each item has a brief explanation and solution that is specific to Node.js environment. Node.js applications are increasing in number and they are no different from other frameworks and programming languages.


6. Don’t Forget About Associative Memories

Don’t

Artificial neural networks and deep learning have taken center stage as the tools of choice for many contemporary machine learning practitioners and researchers.


7. Why not use GraphQL?

Why

I think GraphQL will change the world. There will be a future where you can query any system in the world using GraphQL. I’m building this future.


8. Who this is for

Welcome! You’re probably here because you read this tweet and then signed up to hear the longer-form version of how we ran founder-led sales to grow from $0 to $2m ARR in under 2 years.


9. Weekly To-do

Kubernetes Blog Post in Chinese Coding for MMSS


10. End Micromanagement: 6 Signs You’re a Micromanager (And What to Do Instead)

End

Does this sound familiar? You’re more involved with your employees than ever, yet they seem disgruntled, unhappy, and less productive than usual. Your check-ins seem to go unappreciated. And no one seems receptive to all of your great feedback on their work.


11. Go in Production – What I Learned 1 Month Later

Go

I recently got a DevOps job that mostly involves writing a new backend system in Go completely from scratch. Here’s what I learned having never actually used it in production, knowing it mostly just from personal projects.


12. Turning my smartphone into a boring tool

Turning

👉 Looking for actionables and screenshots? Scroll to the bottom of this post. My first thoughts upon seeing these numbers: how much of this time could I consider as “time well spent”? How much of it could I redirect towards healthier activities?



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