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Brendan Gregg's Blog

1. Brendan Gregg's Blog

Brendan Gregg's blog focuses primarily on computing performance analysis and cloud computing, usually related to Linux. the blog also includes helpful documentation about Linux profiling tools he uses and/or wrote himself. Today Brendan is a senior performance architect at Netflix.

TRENDING POST:
An Unbelievable Demo

Cloud ComputingLinux
3,652
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Julia Evans' Blog

2. Julia Evans' Blog

Julia writes about Ruby and systems programming, and often creates illustrated zines that explain Linux concepts.

TRENDING POST:
Reasons why bugs might feel "impossible"

1,836
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Ivan Velichko's Blog

3. Ivan Velichko's Blog

The blog covers topics of Containers and Orchestration (Kubernetes and alike) with the focus on the underlying technologies. Ivan usually writes long-form articles revealing the internals of Docker, showing some Linux programming tricks, or tinkering networking. Go, Rust, and Python are the languages used for the articles' examples.

TRENDING POST:
The need for slimmer containers

360
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Notes to self

4. Notes to self

Josef is a long-time Rubyist, formal Red Hat Linux maintainer of Ruby software, writer, and contributor of open-source software. He publishes about journeys in Ruby, Linux, Vagrant, and related topics. Last two years he's writing about his experience working with Elixir/Phoenix professionally.

TRENDING POST:
Puma graceful restarts

234
points
Ahmet Alp Balkan's blog

5. Ahmet Alp Balkan's blog

Ahmet is a a software engineer at Google Cloud, working as a developer advocate who creates tools and designs experiences for developers. He mostly writes about Google Cloud products, containers, and Kubernetes.

TRENDING POST:
Did we market Knative wrong?

196
points
Christian Haschek's Blog

6. Christian Haschek's Blog

Mixed posts about electronic projects as well as server infrastructure, encryption, homelabs and even about teaching. Sometimes tales about finding malicious devices in customer networks (and how to dissect them) as well as government hacks brought out by whistleblowers contacting Christian directly.

TRENDING POST:
How I heat my home by mining crypto currencies

40
points
Zserge's blog

7. Zserge's blog

Explaining how things work by writing minimal examples (frontend frameworks, simple backends, VMs, compilers, weird programming languages, UNIX shell, digital audio, and so forth). Topics and languages range from CSS to C.

TRENDING POST:
KVM host in a few lines of code

20
points
Rambling Code

8. Rambling Code

Rambling Code is a web development blog by Sahil Gadimbayli covering topics from Ruby, Rails, Linux and other tools from the stack he uses on daily basis for web development. He also writes about fintech topics, open source projects and a "code diary", which is a document of summaries and notes from books, casts & day to day findings.

0
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Dmitry Danilov's Blog

9. Dmitry Danilov's Blog

Dmitry writes about the nuances of development in C++, results of bug investigation, Linux tips and tricks, Docker from the developer's perspective.

TRENDING POST:
Terminating with panic! in Rust | Dmitry Danilov

0
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