Required reading: now with titles!

I finally got around to improving the require reading posts I've been putting out. It's always bothered me that they weren't more 'digestible', but time to work on things like that is limited with high demand. This weekend I finally took some time to write a processing engine to scrape …

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Building an event stream

I'll admit it; I have a bit of an event stream fetish. I've been toying with getting all the state in one place for a good 10 years now. The latest version of OpLog is the metamorphosis of the original Oplog, which was built on straight python CGI and mysql …

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code vs config

I've given overviews to many people over the years about how we run deployments at Vast and figured it was time I wrote some of this down. Right or wrong, I've chosen to separate code and system configuration management. Much of that decision stems from the lack of adequate 'push' …

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