Learning

The Silver Searcher, a better UNIX search tool

I've been using grep and find for 11 years as a systems admin, I'm writing this post to change these tools for a new faster, easier to use one: ag.

Culture

The first ever DNSimple blogging awards

Giving credit where credit is due...with a twist.

Engineering

Using shared examples and shared context in infrastructure testing

How to use shared_examples and shared_context in ChefSpec.

Engineering

Package all the things!

Make your software deployments with Chef a lot simpler by packaging all the things!

Engineering

Migrating scheduled tasks from Clockwork to Sidekiq Enterprise

In this post I explain our decision to migrate from Clockwork to Sidekiq Enterprise, and how we used our application metrics to determine the success of the project.