Metrics and telemetry are fundamental in any engineering activity to evaluate, learn and improve. They are also needed to consolidate a culture in which opinion and experience are continuously challenged, in which experimentation and evidence becomes the norm and not the exception, in which transparency rules so co-workers are empowered, in which data analysis leads … Continue reading BuildStream metrics: exploration
Tag: open source
Stable: not moving vs. not breaking
There are two terms that brings a heavy controversy in the Open Source world: support and stable. Both of them have their roots in the "old days" of Open Source, where its commercial impact was low and very few companies made business with it. You probably have read a lot about maintenance vs support. This … Continue reading Stable: not moving vs. not breaking
My new gravatar
More and more applications invite you to add a pic in your profile, a gravatar. In some applications and specially in social media the size and position of these gravatars are becoming prominent, too much for my taste. I am not a fan of pictures, I have never been. I do not like selfies, I … Continue reading My new gravatar
A summary of my participation at OSS EU / ELCE 2018
ELCE 2018 has been a key event each of my 3 years at Codethink. It is an interesting conference from the technical and business point of view. This year the event was collocated again with several others, like the Open Source Summit Europe (OSS EU). It took place in Edinburgh, UK, I city I find … Continue reading A summary of my participation at OSS EU / ELCE 2018
Back from Akademy 2018. What an event!
A few days back I wrote about Akademy 2018 and my expectations and duties at the event. This is a report based on that previous post. Akademy 2018 in Vienna, Austria, has been the best one in I've attended to in recent years. We event got a record number of sponsors, Codethink among them, and … Continue reading Back from Akademy 2018. What an event!