The love of Data, Database Engineering, Architecture, Entrepreneurship, and other assorted bits

PostgreSQL + Ansible one liners

06 December 2017

In 2015 I gave a talk at PGConf Silicon Valley on the topic of using Ansible and PostgreSQL together. I had a great time. But I never posted anything from the talk. These tricks and patterns are still something I use today. So I thought I would share.

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Tactical Command Line Kafka

27 January 2017

I wanted to share a quick piece on how to publish and subscribe JSON data with Apache Kafka using simple command line utilities. Here at Eventador, we use this set of simple command line tools quite frequently. The command line is very useful for both testing and development, but also sampling your stream to understand the data inside it.

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2016 Retrospective

23 December 2016

This has been the least blogging I have done since 2013. That year I was crazy busy building ObjectRocket, similarly, this year I have been crazy busy building (as we now call it). I thought I would post a retrospective of some of the years highlights and things that come to mind in a few paragraphs to end the year on a high note.

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