Troubleshooting Kubernetes FailedAttachVolume and FailedMount

You’ve been working with Kubernetes and sometime your stateful workloads fail. You regularly get FailedAttachVolume and FailedMount errors and you have no idea what’s going on. If you want to find out what’s going on and how you can go about fixing quickly them, check this out.

November 9, 2021

From Zero to SRE

Originally published on Squadcast. Traditionally, developing applications and running them in production was seen as completely separate worlds, usually being the focus and concern of different teams. This kind of separation gives birth to the proverbial wall that separates development and operations, where developers “throw” their code over the wall and expect operations teams to run and manage them in production. This results in teams having different and conflicting goals: development teams prioritize building and shipping new features while operations teams focus on system stability, where code changes are seen as potential threats....

September 14, 2021

From Monolith to Microservices and Beyond

Originally published on Cprime. Monolithic architectures were the de facto standard of how we built internet applications. Despite still being used nowadays, microservices have grown in popularity and are becoming the established architecture to build services. Service-oriented Architectures (SoA) are not new but the specialization into microservices, which are loosely coupled, and independently deployable smaller services, that focus on a single well-defined business case, became wildly popular since they enable:...

September 2, 2021

How awesome is cookiecutter?

Have you ever been in the situation of trying to structure a project but having no idea how? Maybe you’re new to a specific technology and have no clue how to organize things. Or maybe you start projects often and keep repeating the same set of tasks over and over again. If you read Backstage Software Templates maybe you noticed something called cookiecutter. So, what is it? Apart from being awesome, cookiecutter is a command-line utility that is able to create projects from templates....

July 5, 2021

Giving back

The last two and half months have been intense. Nine conference talks, starting on a new role and a lot of reading have consumed a lot of time. Talks in particular take a lot of time. From thinking about a topic, building the presentation, to practicing, a lot of effort goes into making something with enough quality to be accepted at a conference. Coupled with regular blogging, it’s like having a second job....

July 4, 2021