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Suggested Resources

This a collection of resources meant to serve as an entry point into various tools and technologies. Many of the resources below are awesome Github repos, which are curated lists of resources for a given tool, technology, or concept. These repos are meant as a way to provide information on a variety of topics in a variety of ways in the hopes that you will find resources that best suit your learning style.

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  • How GCP Ruby team implemented Ruby runtime for Cloud Functions
  • One Dev's Way of Automating New Machine setup
  • Functions-as-a-Service with OpenFaaS
    • Author takes you through their experience using faasd, a project from OpenFaaS, which is an alternative to AWS Lambda functions or GCP Cloud Functions. For the outset of a project, the author is convinced that fassd is more lightweight and easier to experiment with than other solutions out there.
      -https://releasecandidate.dev/posts/2021/discovery-faasd-and-openfaas/
  • Suggestions on Doing Successful Migrations
    • Thoughts on the need for migrations to manage a company's technical debt as well as providing a loose framework (derisk, enable, finish) for doing migrations.
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  • Resource of Resources: Resilience Engineering
    • Resilience Engineering is the pursuit of continuously evaluating and strengthening our sociotechnical systems to handle both known and unknown scenarios they might encounter. I find resilience engineering techniques very helpful for coping with surprise and encouraging an adaptive mindset when problems inevitably arise within whatever software you are developing.
    • https://github.com/lorin/resilience-engineering
  • Some Drawbacks of the Cloud in ranty fashion
    • Rachelbythebay has many stories from their software engineering experiences, and they highlight the complexities in the field. This post is a little ranty, but serves as a useful reminder that new technologies, and new technology landscapes like relying on Amazon, Google, and Microsoft to host our distributed systems, come with inherent tradeoffs and (possibly overlooked) hazards. I particularly like reading critiques of the latest craze because it helps keep me healthily skeptical of the
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