Fri.Nov 29, 2019

How to Setup InfluxDB, Telegraf and Grafana on Docker: Part 2

The New Stack

InfluxData sponsored this post. In Part 1 of this tutorial series, we covered the steps to install InfluxDB 1.7 on Docker for Linux instances. We describe in Part 2 how to install the Telegraf plugin as a data-collection interface with InfluxDB 1.7 and Docker. Installing Telegraf on Docker.

Article: On Uncertainty, Prediction, and Planning

InfoQ Culture Methods

This article describes the software industry’s dismal history with predictions and planning in the face of uncertainty. It details some of the reasons why we fail to learn from our repeated mistakes.

Kublr 2.0 Launches Private Preview of Multisite Kubernetes Orchestration

The New Stack

Portworx sponsored The New Stack’s coverage of KubeCon+CloudNativeCon North America 2019. Last week at KubeCon+CloudNativeCon North America 2019, enterprise Kubernetes management platform provider Kublr launched what it claims is the first multi-site Kubernetes orchestration platform.

Scraping with Google Sheets for fun and profit


Yes, yes … I know. I do way too much Google Sheets for my good. But that tool is SO amazing. It’s becoming my first go-to-tool when it comes to small simple tasks at the office. And it allows us to be more data-driven and visual. And it’s very easy to build aggregation tools for people around the office. For example; the other day we were wondering what kind of technologies that was hot in different cities in Sweden.

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

The Current State of the State for Cloud Native Storage

The New Stack

Portworx sponsored The New Stack’s coverage of KubeCon+CloudNativeCon North America 2019. Last week at KubeCon+CloudNativeCon North America 2019, the co-hosted Cloud Native Storage Day provides an update on the current state of the cloud native storage ecosystem.

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Oracle on What ‘Enterprise’ Means in a Cloud Native World 

The New Stack

Oracle sponsored this post. More organizations are at least looking to port some of their infrastructure to a cloud native environment. And for long-time software giant Oracle, both new and long-time customers are looking to get a better understanding of what is involved when making the shift. .

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Types of Chargebacks You Should Know About

Strategy Driven

Chargebacks have become a menace for online businesses. You risk losing a lot of money and valuable resources when you don’t pay attention to fighting chargebacks. They are transaction reversals that a buyer issues after purchasing products that did not meet the description or for other reasons.

How to Deploy a Vue Site


One of the hands-down best things about Netlify is how simple it is to go from working on something to seeing it deployed online. In this tutorial, we’ll show how to deploy a Vue site, with multiple methods. We’ll also cover how to get your domain set up. Let’s begin! Deploy a Directory.

Use Your Story to Sell Yourself

Strategy Driven

Brand marketing is something every business should focus on if it wants to excel in its industry. If you are a business owner, you must apply this strategy to every campaign you launch to ensure that people don’t just use your service, but they keep coming back for more.

2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

More than 100 software leaders were asked how they manage and measure engineering performance. How do the findings stack up to your own experience? The report includes the top engineering challenges and the most used performance metrics.

This how noobs think

I'm Programmer

C Language Humor. 1 of 4. C sharp C sharp. Frontend development is easy. You're basically a glorified graphic designer Frontend development is easy. You're basically a glorified graphic designer. C programmers when they meet a Java dev C programmers when they meet a Java dev.

The Strains And Positives Of Owning A Commercial Building Business

Strategy Driven

The commercial building sector is on fire right now. Never before in the history of humanity, has the desire for office space has been greater. Now you have millions of entrepreneurs, micro and small business owners that are growing at an alarming rate, who all want office space.

EventStorming Modelling Tips to Facilitate Microservice Design

Strategic Tech

EventStorming is a hugely popular technique, allowing us to explore, analyse, and model business domains more effectively than traditional techniques. The result is that we create better designed software systems and teams of problem solvers rather than order takers.

How to Boost Your Business with Conventional Tote Bags

Strategy Driven

Tote bags are a great way of advertising and promoting your brand. One of the main advantages of tote bags is that you can print your logo on them. There is a lot of space on tote bags to print any logo. This is a good way of promoting your business since people get to see its logo more often.

The Definitive Guide to Predictive Analytics

By embedding predictive analytics, you can future-proof your application and give users sophisticated insights. The Definitive Guide to Predictive Analytics has everything you need to get started, including real-world examples, steps to build your models, and solutions to common data challenges.

DevOps Chats: Automic + CA + Broadcom, a Release Automation Journey

The life of an acquired company can be an exciting one full of unexpected twists and turns, and that’s been true of Automic software. Scott Willson, a repeat podcast guest and longstanding member of the DevOps community, joins us again on DevOps Chats.

Is the Internet of Things putting your business at risk?


The Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t only about cool consumer technologies such as Alexa-controlled light bulbs and Internet-accessible washing machines.

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The evolution of my leadership ideas

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

My friend Desi wrote a Solitaire game for the Amiga 1000. It was 15,041 lines of ANSI C… all in the main() function. He didn’t create any other functions but had a crap-ton of GOTOs.

7 Reasons for Why You Need a Mobile App Development Company


7 Reasons for Why You Need a Mobile App Development Company. It’s been more than a decade since the advent of the internet. Nowadays, there isn’t anyone who isn’t aware of the power of the World Wide Web. For businesses, it is a portal that gives them access to a global audience.

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An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

Top 3 Emerging Trends & Opportunities for AI in Retail


The rapid digitization of communication, shopping and almost every other aspect of daily life has entirely up-ended consumers’ habits and expectations.

How to Develop a Cross-Platform Mobile App | iTexico


Guide to Cross-Platform Mobile Development. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Software development is no exception to a commonplace and misleading conception of the binary of choices.

Atlanta Tech Startup Accelerators: Techstars Atlanta, EO Accelerator, Atlanta Ventures Studio, and More


How to build a successful startup? Some of the most successful examples showcase that often, an idea reinforced with a tiny bit of resources and tons of luck may create a miracle.