A few posts on CI tooling this week, along with a good introduction to developer portals/platforms and other topics.
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A good critical review of GitHub Actions, discussing some interesting security challenges, slow debugging cycles, the third party ecosystem and more, including suggestions for improvements.
An interesting guide to developer portals. From a particular vendor, but much of the guidance is general here, covering scorecards, service catalogues, self-service automation and more.
A detailed introductory post on scaling Kafka, covering people processes for onboarding topics, as well as configuration management, monitoring, security and more.
A look at right sizing Kubernetes cluster nodes, including a description of how CPU and memory are used by the Kubelet.
An introduction to Jenkins, covering setup and installation and the basics of Jenkinsfile.
Odin is a data-oriented programming language intended for modern systems programming, as an alternative to C.
SeaGOAT is a local search engine for your source code. But one that uses a local LLM and a vector database to support more powerful searches.