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⭐️ Weekly Report – Technology Reading Update – 27 Nov, 2020

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1. Benchmarking Debian vs Alpine as a Base Docker Image


Most official Docker images offer both Debian and Alpine based images but there’s some surprising performance results between the 2.

3. Docker Private Registry with S3 backend on AWS


Our current Docker Hub Registry at provides for a single private repository. This means all our private images must be stored there which prevents from proper versioning via labels. Setting up this repository is an alternative to using AWS ECR service for the same purpose.

4. Performance


Read carefully before you jump to conclusions on this page! There are easy ways to configure TypeScript to ensure faster compilations and editing experiences. The earlier that these practices can be adopted, the better.

6. Announcing PartiQL: One query language for all your data


Data is being gathered and created at rates unprecedented in history. Much of this data is intended to drive business outcomes but, according to the Harvard Business Review, “…on average, less than half of an organization’s structured data is actively used in making decisions…”

7. A Month of Terraform

A lot of my past work has been infrastructure-adjacent. I often find myself filling in the Build & Integration role – the person that gets continuous integration off the ground and keeps it actually continuing rather than falling flat on its face.

8. Weekly To-do

Kubernetes Blog Post in Chinese Coding for MMSS

9. The ‘arctic fox’ model of software delivery


Recently, I celebrated my seven year anniversary of originally starting at Xero, and it got me thinking about what we’ve achieved in that time.

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