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Meeting Mood is released


Distributed consensus hand signals for online meetings
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Connecting to Yggdrasil


Building end-to-end encrypted IPv6 networks for fun
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Data-Free Data Engineering


A manifesto for data-free data engineering
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Kafka Connect Healthchecks


Imagine you have to run Kafka Connect behind a load balancer. Imagine further that that load balancer is incapable of handling basic authentication for health checks, and that this is required for monitoring reasons. That is exactly the position we found ourselves in this week, and this blog post covers how we solved it.
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Berlin Buzzwords 2019


A review of some of the talks from the 10th edition of Berlin Buzzwords
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Vault SSH With OTP


Let's configure SSH authentication with Hashicorp's Vault using the OTP method, find out why you would use this instead of the signed keys method, and whether Vault's SSH Engine is even what you are looking for.
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Distributing Twine stories for offline usage with Progressive Web Apps


We took a look at the most minimal effort possible in order to get offline support for Twine stories across multiple platforms. This ended up being a Progressive Web App with Service Workers caching assets.
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Twelve-Factor Apps, Sidecars, and Big Data


Heroku's twelve-factor methodology is a way of designing web applications that are portable across environments and different cloud providers. Sidecars are a design pattern which make applications more portable within your own infrastructure. Both of these can be applied to the Big Data world and we have a lot we can learn from them.
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Big Data Technology Warsaw Summit 2018


A report from Big Data Technology Warsaw Summit 2018
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LGBT STEMinar 2018


Our lessons from the 2018 LGBT STEMinar
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