9 posts tagged "virtualization"

Conway in Minimal BASIC

Last Monday I released the 59th issue of De Programmatica Ipsum, my dear monthly magazine about code, developers, and society, and this month I talked about BASIC in all of its flavors. As part of the preparation of this issue, I dived into the world of Minimal BASIC code, the one with source code line numbers, the one that would start immediately after powering up your computer, and the one that brings endless nostalgia.

Back to Monoliths

So Amazon Prime Video (of all people!) published a blog post about how they’re returning to monoliths, relayed by DHH, generating lots of noise, to the point that even Dr. Werner Vogels himself, CTO at Amazon, had to pour some thoughts about the subject.

Reusing Apps Between Teams and Environments Through Containers

This was my speech for the WeAreDevelopers Container Day on February 3rd, 2021. The talk will feature a live demo showing how to build, optimize, and distribute containers to be reused in as many environments as possible, 100% based on the experience of the VSHN team.

Kubernetes for Non Technical Readers

If you work in the tech field, the word “Kubernetes” is all over the place these days; for those new to the subject, it can be very confusing to understand what it is, what it does, and why it is so important to so many people.

Vagrant, k3s and VirtualBox

Last weekend I decided to learn Vagrant to build a simple k3s Kubernetes cluster on top of a set of VirtualBox virtual machines.

Alpine Linux in VirtualBox

I’ve been playing with Alpine Linux on VirtualBox, and here are some notes I took during the process.

Virtually Anything

What’s the hot word these days? Virtualization. Even December 2006’s issue of Dr.

Xubuntu

Since I discovered Ubuntu I’ve been trying to install it in different hardware, in different computers, even in virtual machines, and I just love it.

Hardware Polymorphism

Since data and instructions are stored in RAM in pretty much the same way, a priori the CPU cannot distinguish each other, but by the cycle in which the binary chunk is fetched from memory.