AWS Config automated remediation

Frederique Retsema

Introduction It is possible in AWS to check if your environment is compliant to your minimum standards. It is also possible to automatically change the environment to make it compliant again. Maybe not in a way that was designed by the developer – but compliant anyhow. Let me give an […]

The Release Formula: R = ΔF + ΔNF + ΔQ

Lucas Jellema

TL;DR: a software release introduces changes in three areas: functional, non-functional and quality. Each change should contribute to identified objectives – and the contribution should be measurable. Product teams should strive for release statements that identify the changes, the objective they contribute to and the metric used for measuring their […]

What the Ether, part 1 – Ethereum

Ivan Hu

Just like in 2017, blockchain has been all the craze this year. With Bitcoin reaching prices over three times higher than the previous all-time high, everybody has been talking about cryptocurrency and blockchains. And one of the blockchains that has been taking the spotlight is Ethereum. That is why in […]

How to unit test a SQL query?

Lucas Jellema 7

A simple challenge: I am working on a SQL query. Not a trivial query. I am trying various approaches. I believe I may have found a solution that works. That produces the correct solution. How can I be sure? How can I try to further refine the query while maintaining […]