Recap of Lead Developer conference London

Past week I finally attended the Lead Developer Conference in London and what a conference it has been. Everything was provided: from quality talks, good and healthy nourishments to even provide childcare for those requiring so.There were a lot of sessions about the soft skills involved with being a…

Kubernetes ReadinessProbe should be mandatory

For my current customer i'm in the process of migrating their application from Google App Engine Flexible (former Managed VMs) toward Kubernetes running on GKE. During extensive tests I concluded that although pod readinessProbes are optional, they should in fact be mandatory when having a Service connected. What is a…

Speaking at NDC Oslo 2015

This year I got the change to give a talk at the NDC Oslo 2015 about using StatsD to measure your application's performance. Giving a really long talk to a big crowd of non-native dutch attendee's was quite the feat! I had a load of fun and learned a ton.…