Join us for all the WTF's at Blueprint LDN and Jamie Dobson as keynote - 22 Sept

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    Why Your Event Needs a Code of Conduct and You Need to Enforce It

    The Opening Remarks of a conference are a particularly crucial moment. Whether your stage is physical or virtual doesn’t really matter. What matters is setting the right tone, sharing useful pieces of...

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    What Working Remotely Taught Me About 1-to-1 Meetings

    Early last year I worked as an engineering manager at the e-commerce department of a large corporate company. My team at that point consisted of 14 people and part of my job was to have regular on-to-...

    What Is a Tech Strategy?

    A few years back I embarked on a dream project. The client contacted us to design and build a greenfield Cloud Native platform. They had a new and exciting hardware device that was going to collect lo...

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    Is Privacy Unethical?

    It was sci-fi author William Gibson who first pointed out that the future is already here, it just isn’t evenly distributed. That comment applies particularly to privacy, surveillance, and trust. Righ...

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    WTF Is Inter-Process Communication?

    The move from monolithic architectures to microservices requires communication between the different services that make up applications. Service instances are typically processes that need to communic...

    3 (No, Make That 4) Questions: Daniel Bryant, of Ambassador Labs

    In our recurring feature, 3 Questions, we ask influential people in the Cloud Native community a trio of queries aimed at defining WTF Cloud Native is. In this edition, Daniel Bryant, director of dev ...

    Why You Need Chaos Engineering Now More Than Ever

    About a year ago, brick and mortars like restaurants and grocery stores were scrambling to set up delivery and curbside pickup. A lot of them used chaos engineering, in production, to hunt for failure...

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    Case Study: How Slite Established Advanced GitOps Practices with Google Cloud

    Not so long ago, it was unusual for most employees to work remotely, especially full time. Then, in March 2020, came the global pandemic. Suddenly, kitchen tables, living rooms, and bedrooms were bein...

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    WTF Is Policy as Code?

    Identity is easy. Everybody has one, after all. Authentication? Possibly even less convoluted. Anyone using a smartphone authenticates dozens of times per day just to use it, and that’s even before in...