AKS GA? Is it the right time to start? August update.

Here are things that still make my live hard on AKS. Although the points from my previous post hold. these ones are the most annoying at that moment (August, AKS 1.10.3 and 1.9.6, West Europe Region):


When google localization drives you nuts

As a software developer, you are not going to find anything unless you use google.com.


What I wish to know before starting with Comosdb on Azure?

This time only in Polish:

Arykuł na Azure User Group FB zainspirował mnie do spisania co chciałbym wiedzieć zanim zacząłem pracę z Cosmosdb.



AKS GA? Is it the right time to start?

TL;DR; Wait 1-2 months more. It is a life on a bleeding edge. Some bugs lurking. If you want to start now, it is absolutely possible. We are for the last 2 months fully on AKS with our production (API, SaaS, and training of Machine Learning models) in SMACC.io. How was it? I got few white hairs.

Feel to be warned about:



Keeping up with changes in Industry

My current approach, it changes over my career time, is quite simple:


Podcast on people skills and career management

Inspired by a discussion on self-development with my colleague, I want to share a brilliant learning resource (so far my all-time favorite) – manager tools and career tools podcasts by Mark Horstman and Mike Auzenne. Mark and Mike teach every week how to manage people, build relationships with coworkers, bosses and directs, choosing communication style, how to manage your career, and give feedback (you can find a good summary on the wikipedia).


Tech Continuous Delivery Katas for Test Engineers

Below, you find a list of mini projects/KATAs for improving technical skills. I have created the list for students of a post-graduate course on software testing to help them to learn on their own at home.

It is Work-In-Progress :).



Pierwsze kroki dla świeżo upieczonego Scrum Master-a

Kolega dostał propozycję pracy jako Scrum Master. Poprosił mnie o radę jak przygotować się do tej funkcji. Moja rada: pierwszym krokiem jest dogłębne zrozumienie DLACZEGO scrum. W tym celu, najlepiej sięgnąć do źródeł.



Make your command-line awesome

I cannot believe, but there are still people that do not use plugins framework for their command line.

If you are one of them, you need just 15 to 30 minutes to make your command-line superhero-efficient. Auto-completions (ssh, Makefile,…), better themes, look&feel, effortless jumping between directories you visited… You can impress your colleagues and get the job done faster.


Memcached with Prometheus exporter on Kubernetes

I have created a github project to show how to deploy memcached (with a Prometheus exporter) on Kubernetes. Let me know what you think.