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Aiven Part 2: Redis and AWS Cloudwatch Integrations

Aiven Part 2: Redis and AWS Cloudwatch Integrations

Published Nov 29, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

In our first post we explored Aiven.io to create and manage a hosted Kafka cluster as well as a MirrorMaker instance. We explored sending metrics to Datadog and using MirrorMaker to sync with an o...

Distributed Kafka with Aiven

Distributed Kafka with Aiven

Published Nov 22, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

Today we will explore using Aiven.io and their managed Kafka and Kafka MirrorMaker service. Aiven integrates with five clouds; AWS, GCP, Azure, DigitalOcean and UpCloud and has VPC Private endpoin...

Podman Desktop

Podman Desktop

Published Nov 15, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

Podman has been out for a while, but just recently they put out a Desktop front-end with Podman Desktop. It’s Open Source and has pre-built binaries for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Cypress Testing - Getting started

Cypress Testing - Getting started

Published Nov 9, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

Cypress.io is a browser based test automation startup based in Atlanta, GA. Founded in 2015 by Brian Mann and Randall Kent, they saw a gap in front-end test automation tools and built their own Ja...

Smart plugs and Datadog - Triggering physical alerts with Py Kasa

Smart plugs and Datadog - Triggering physical alerts with Py Kasa

Published Nov 4, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

Having to replace some cheap smart plugs that all failed, I figured it might be worth getting some that we could program.

Harbor CR with HA/DR

Harbor CR with HA/DR

Published Oct 31, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

Harbor has been my preferred on-prem Container Registry but time and time again, it crashes on the database.

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