Recent articles

Here are the most recent articles I wrote. They grow up so fast.

EC2 Image builder: building EC2 AMIs the AWS way

Posted Monday December 02, 2019

Words of notice: This is an article I wrote for Gekko. Many thanks for their consent to sharing this story here. Gekko @ re:Invent 2019 – Monday, December 2nd of 2019 The issue with image building Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud or EC2 is one of the AWS top services. Its scope in terms of covered needs is immense and grows constantly with the introduction of new variants of operating systems, services and additional hardware. When a service is that ubiquitous, it becomes a standard and naturally forms its ecosystem. Today, this new feature concerns one of the weakest links of...

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I was present at BDX I/O 2019, what about you?

Posted Tuesday November 26, 2019

Words of notice: This is an article I wrote for Gekko. Many thanks for their consent to sharing this story here. The Bordeaux Developer Experience stylized logo In Bordeaux, November the 15th of 2019 was not a rough day. The weather was usual for the season, grayish and not too cold. What was not usual was that November the 15th of 2019 was also the 6th edition of the Bordeaux Developer Experience and for the first time, Gekko was a partner of the event and our team was holding a stand there. Freshly arrived at the Bordeaux Convention Center at...

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Self-service FaaS infrastructure with Terraform

Posted Monday October 28, 2019

Words of notice: This is an article I wrote for Gekko. Many thanks for their consent to sharing this story here. On Serverless, FaaS and Infrastructure as Code It has been a few years now that Serverless as a concept changed the shape of our Clouds. What started off as a logical step, a new tool after the advent of container technologies became a subject in and of itself. However, let us define a boundary first: this post will be concentrating on a major domain of Serverless which is the Function as a Service, also known as FaaS. The title...

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Well, the migration went well!

Posted Wednesday August 22, 2018

Words of notice: This is a slightly edited repost from an article I published on my previous blog. A view into a real life story of a complete migration When I joined the company, they maintained a Content Management System shared by hundreds of different websites. Its I/O was massive and it was frustrating for end users and the team of project managers to the point it felt almost unusable. The code was legacy and still is today. Nobody had sufficient knowledge or technical ownership, they lost a tech lead and the documentation was nowhere to be seen. Not so...

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Please don’t default to... JavaScript

Posted Friday April 27, 2018

Words of notice: This is a slightly edited repost from an article I published on my previous blog. At the very beginning, there was nothing… …And then, there was the web. Not the one you know and love, though. A web of pure and structured information. Where the only purpose was to share data across the world. Raw data became soon not enough. The act of sharing needed to become personal and interactive. We wanted users to experience and experiment. We needed a new language that implements new ideas to make it simple to learn and that completes its companions...

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