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Eigenland - Entschieden erfolgreicher

Weltweit erfolgreiche und messbare Lösung zur Beschleunigung Ihrer Entwicklungs- und Transformationsprozesse. Eigenland® schenkt Ihnen Zeit, erzeugt neue Erkenntnisse und aktiviert Menschen.

Praktisches Werkzeug, das wir jetzt mal im Rahmen eines Workshops getestet haben. Das kommt sicherlich wieder zum Einsatz.


PlantUML: Is it possible to only use straight lines in a class diagram?

At least there is an option to use straight lines. Curved lines in an UML diagram look really strange to me. The implementation is far from perfect, but gets the job done for now.


Arc42 by Example

Real software architectures, documented with the arc42 template. Helps you jumpstart your own documentation.

When I'm finished with my current Arc42 book, this seems to be a good follow-up read.


Lessons learned from writing over 300,000 lines of infrastructure code

digitalocean/netbox: IP address management (IPAM) and data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tool

NetBox is an IP address management (IPAM) and data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tool. Initially conceived by the network engineering team at DigitalOcean, NetBox was developed specifically to address the needs of network and infrastructure engineers.


Developer Evangelist Handbook

A developer evangelist is a spokesperson, mediator and translator between a company and both its technical staff and outside developers.

If you think this would be a good role for you, here's the developer evangelist handbook which gives you some great tips on how to do this job.



Choria makes installing The Marionette Collective easy and secure for users of modern Puppet.

You could be up and running in under 30 minutes, Puppet compatible defaults means there is very little to configure.

Seems to take the pain out of setting up MCollective.


Monkey User: Focus

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So true. Awesome comic by Monkey User.


Storage Performance Council Benchmarks

SPC Results provide a source of comparative storage performance information that is objective, relevant, and verifiable. That information will provide value throughout the storage product lifecycle, which includes development of product requirements, product implementation, performance tuning, capacity planning, market positioning, and purchase evaluations.


The C4 Model for visualizing software architecture

A software system is made up of one or more containers (web applications, mobile apps, desktop applications, databases, file systems, etc), each of which contains one or more components, which in turn are implemented by one or more classes (or code).


Micrometer Application Monitoring

Micrometer provides a simple facade over the instrumentation clients for the most popular monitoring systems, allowing you to instrument your JVM-based application code without vendor lock-in. Think SLF4J, but for metrics.



The Simple Logging Facade for Java (SLF4J) serves as a simple facade or abstraction for various logging frameworks (e.g. java.util.logging, logback, log4j) allowing the end user to plug in the desired logging framework at deployment time.



ditaa is a small command-line utility, that can convert diagrams drawn using ascii art into proper bitmap graphics.


GitLab: Postmortem of database outage of January 31

Postmortem on the database outage of January 31 2017 with the lessons we learned.

Link Runbooks

A good example for runbooks.


Increment issue 1: On-Call

Increment is dedicated to covering how teams build and operate software systems at scale, one issue at a time. In this, our inaugural issue, we focus on industry best practices around on-call and incident response.


Rubrik - The Cloud Data Management Company

Rubrik Cloud Data Management delivers automated backup, recovery, archival, search, cloud, and development in a simple, scale-out platform built for hybrid cloud.

Buzzword-compliant. Looks nice, though.


BSI: Sicherheitsanalyse KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine)

Das Ziel dieser Studie ist daher, eine aussagekräftige und belastbare Beurteilung der Sicherheit einer virtualisierten Infrastruktur auf Basis von KVM zu erstellen.


Katherine Daniels: Building Bridges with Effective Devops

aelsabbahy/goss: Quick and Easy server testing/validation

Goss is a YAML based serverspec alternative tool for validating a server’s configuration. It eases the process of writing tests by allowing the user to generate tests from the current system state. Once the test suite is written they can be executed, waited-on, or served as a health endpoint.