When we’re creating an API with fault-tolerance, to reduce the number of single points of failure, we often use Postgres BDR, a multi-master database, which allows us to provide two… Read more »
To familiarize ourselves with all the technologies we will be using day-to-day, we wanted to create an application using as many of them as possible as an exercise. In this post we are going to outline the steps to recreate that application.
This blog was running on WordPress on a dedicated Ubuntu 14.04 VM host. When I tried to update the host to Ubuntu 16.04, I broke WordPress. Rather than trying to… Read more »
We typically deploy REST APIs behind a HAProxy reverse proxy. We often need to enforce SLAs and protect those APIs from being flooded with too many concurrent requests. In this… Read more »
After fooling around with other methods, we finally accepted the advice I got on the Wicket IRC channel and used Terracotta to cluster our Wicket-based apps running under Jetty. It… Read more »