A collection of various blog posts on Medium, my personal page and other publications.
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Let’s be blunt here for a second: MSK is not a mature managed service. The author of that post may have changed his mind in the meantime…
An experience report of applying the CFT toolkit foundation steps
The benefit of infrastructure as code and cloud: If you don’t need it, spin it down.
Order in publish subscribe systems often isn't assured. But how bad is it really? I ran an experiment on GCP PubSub, testing how high the rate of messages needs to be before order isn't assured anymore
As recruiters often ask similar questions, here is a quick FAQ. Also a list of questions from my side which I expect to be answered in the follow-up.
A quick guide to summarize many approaches for handling categorical data (both low and high cardinality) when preprocessing data for…
I visited the demonstrations against the RWE coal mine nearby Cologne and talked to some participants to see first hand how the story is seen from the people that are involved.
A collection of modifications I did to my XPS to make it my very personal work machine.
Looking at what happens when young professionals can move around the world as they please and at the places they leave behind
A tour of my linux screencast setup to exhibit how to quickly turn a computer into a screencast studio for high quality online screencasts
A WIP list on things I wanna do or build that are tech related.
I am starting to upload screencasts about my developments of the agent for my thesis. This is the initial video
In my journey towards a powertac agent I discovered the complexity behind the weather server and thought about adapting it to make it easily deployable in a container. Once it's in a container, other teams could quickly start up an instance of their own without many dependencies (really just docker). But then I realized some oddities with the way ...
Introducing post for my current master thesis about
How to get your hard drives to shut up while you are trying to sleep at night
A guide to finding the right balance between absolute dead-simple usability and tech-savvy workflow allowing for a range of customisation and control abot your blog or website.
Moving away from a clean and technical but unoptimized jekyll blog to a CDN backed, more efficient blog with dynamic image sizing and more.