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Jeff Nickoloff @allingeek United States

Software engineer and author. Keep a blog and wrote Docker in Action. Iterating on products, projects, knowledge, and passion.

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Joined Twitter 4/6/07


My phone uncontrollably flipped to the an app store for the 10th time in under a half hour to the page for the same… https://t.co/7UwF2mJdnaWe often see that one of the most fallible parts in complex software systems has less to do with technology, and mo… https://t.co/dbuuVYhOw2
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10/24
2020
Organizations end up practicing both waterfall and agile development methodologies. The problem isn't eliminating w… https://t.co/5zP99JOHt4
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10/22
2020
@progrium ... are abruptly removed from my devices? @justincormack @colmmacc This is the kind of thread I come to Twitter for. @ibuildthecloud @icecrime @fatih They’re a way to stay busy if nothing else.Reading Practical NATS by Waldemar Quevedo. Super digestible. Examples are in Go. https://t.co/POHWu3W97B
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10/19
2020
Fuck the help flag. The biggest problem in CS is getting stuck in a REPL loop that doesn’t respect SIGINT and havin… https://t.co/vgNFuBCUrd
10/17
2020
Read the Design of Everyday Things, 3ed (Norman) in an effort to go "back to basics" in engineering & design. The… https://t.co/3GaMQ2BBO7
Retweeted by Jeff NickoloffI built my dog a selfie booth so she can take photos of herself by pushing a pedal with her paw https://t.co/lpFTVZFlId
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10/16
2020
@tlakomy You had me in the first half...
10/13
2020
Repo up https://t.co/wyfmeTpnNE
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10/12
2020
@thockin @cpuguy83 Zoom client. @cpuguy83 @thockin No idea why there would be such a significant disparity. @cpuguy83 @thockin @thockin’s experience couldn’t be farther from my own. I’ve never seen stability or CPU perf iss… https://t.co/qXHhuYMvjo @ibuildthecloud Geo-distributed (or simulated) clusters?
10/7
2020
Learning AWS CDK & TypeScript and I'm excited about the possibilities to develop and distribute robust infra code l… https://t.co/QcTdn39nwQ
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10/6
2020
@ABFalecbaldwin Do you really think he’d stay in the country?It is incredibly challenging to put anything positive into the world these days.
10/4
2020
@adrianmouat @justincormack @rawkode I don’t know about “manage nothing” as a definition. I generally consider Dyna… https://t.co/xDILhThTUA
10/1
2020
@SheanLV @tgraf__ Because service discovery is a function, not an implementation. Many SD systems have nothing to do with DNS. @thockin Is GitHub a “progressive” app? Maybe it is prefetching every repo in a service worker... @dweomer —-
9/25
2020
Confession: I hate having to customize or extend things before they’re usable. If I wanted a project I’d build my own. @Shyam24man @morganwreed @EFF @zittrain 1. There are several gate keepers. 2. You cannot. They are effectively layer 0.
9/20
2020
Exercise your rights. Every single one of them.
9/19
2020
@EFF @zittrain I feel like someone forgot about DNS.An interesting perspective on the tension between risk and innovation, trust and outsourced judgement. https://t.co/Ercnmy74TPThis BlueAlert shit can stop at any moment and I’d be fine with it. Get this propaganda off my phone.
9/18
2020
@Adron Multi-purpose vehicles? Maybe they don’t want multiple vehicles.
9/17
2020
@numbsafari Data is sticky. @denzcodergrant Welcome! That feeling means you’re doing well. @schemeprincess SRD is used under MPI type interfaces via libfabric, as well as NVIDIA's NCCL. Draft paper on SRD… https://t.co/FQTcGvJCPR
Retweeted by Jeff Nickoloff @mattstratton I’m not sure we need all these things, but if you need them to be happy I guess we can make it work...
9/16
2020
"No humans, few failures" https://t.co/19nzVED6Au @aronchick I miss the days when people would post boring personal updates instead of regurgitated rants revealing personal bigotry.
9/14
2020
I think about this often. Throwing away nuclear power is one of the greatest policy failings of our time. https://t.co/y3LPFj6iT1
Retweeted by Jeff NickoloffLight reading for a Saturday night: https://t.co/BWHDGwAkah #levelup
9/13
2020
Dear everyone, If I catch you doing this you’re going on the naughty list. https://t.co/gpwdyYO9in @rawkode This is some next-level busted sysadmin making code changes to Perl CGI via telnet in prod nonsense.
9/11
2020
this is the best meme I've ever seen https://t.co/5Mz2tTiO8K
Retweeted by Jeff NickoloffAuthn/z are broken all the time and they’re WAY simpler than anything “policy.” Please don’t do this. Nobody will d… https://t.co/wFaGaOQAQm @rakyll Being OnCall when you’re not empowered to improve the system and reduce ops burden is a killer. SaaS requir… https://t.co/y3JAuHw79A
9/10
2020
@kixxauth @rothgar What abstraction? It’s a query language.
9/9
2020
A compact illustration of AWS Security Policy Evaluation logic: https://t.co/WHRARsg9vP
Retweeted by Jeff Nickoloff @solomonstre Seeing and connecting with that kind of event can have dramatic impact. Take care of yourself. @ibuildthecloud Micro-deps suck and this is a particularly simple component. Clone and own or just reimplement it.Thought exercise. Imagine a pro-police rally. And a car filled w/ Black Lives Matter protestors plows through the c… https://t.co/g9PbTGYez5
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9/8
2020
@Adron Let’s jam on this sometime. I’m a huge Hasura fan at this point. @rickggaribay It is exactly the America that came together on 9/11 to pass the patriot act. And he’s only the tip… https://t.co/wYgYAjpO0q @danitsara @pst418 Java/Python users who only deploy on Linux: PORTABILITY!!!!!! Also Java/Python users: Docker mak… https://t.co/BV0qkZqOtP
9/4
2020
@icecrime Management is all about maintaining expectations and feedback loops. “Getting it right” means being able… https://t.co/AXqmRzuwYTIf you’re suffering swag withdrawal from virtual conferences consider donating to EFF and picking up some sweet gee… https://t.co/fHAPfpNpun @matvelloso These people need to be careful what they wish for. @skuenzli @pst418 https://t.co/JqBuLYHtA7 @stevekinney Umm... funding and support? Burnout and political doublespeak? @QuinnyPig In the year 2020 all payloads were replaced with references to S3 objects. @pst418 This is an awesome tweet because it highlights differing perspectives in how people measure complexity. 197… https://t.co/0L3dglDwUS
9/3
2020
@lcalcote They’re idioms so if you have more general terms like transparent and opaque then use those. @jessfraz Ant... jk If I’m not using make then I’m probably in Java land fighting with Maven.
9/1
2020
@Suhail Why wait for Friday! We just launched @Localeai , a hyperlocal analytics platform, check it out here:… https://t.co/JvoeBeFeFi
Retweeted by Jeff Nickoloff @Suhail People bring their own context to everything. This has a huge impact on short-form communication.
8/31
2020
@_markushartmann Dqlite is only experimental, look at my guide for k3sup and Mysql/Postgresql… https://t.co/UKbEk0Yxai
Retweeted by Jeff Nickoloff @justincormack Yes.
8/30
2020
@idomyowntricks Deploy when the tests pass.
8/28
2020
We are pretty good at spotting and scolding the hero/martyr complex in ops these days, but far less so with manager… https://t.co/TCOsjqAUlf
Retweeted by Jeff NickoloffAs a C-level, there's an easy way to a signed offer letter/proposal: show me how you're going to increase my revenu… https://t.co/KQX2rDz1Mu
Retweeted by Jeff NickoloffFirst, make sure you understand what Kubernetes is, and how to leverage it. Second, challenge how you got to step t… https://t.co/HQqJImyI84
Retweeted by Jeff Nickoloffhttps://t.co/qItFIzQ0ZlUnderstanding DNS: Anatomy of a BIND zone file https://t.co/4Xf4dSJQ1I
Retweeted by Jeff NickoloffI don't do dates. https://t.co/eqGHydJ5Xu
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8/26
2020
@laasrinadiaa Love it! My 24 year journey looks like: Batch -> BASIC, HTML -> C++ -> Java -> JS, CSS -> PHP, Perl,… https://t.co/yngRG20SjkWe want you to be able to: Express what you want online 🗣 Use encrypted messaging to chat with friends 👩‍💻 Watch al… https://t.co/gmp9mE9cjy
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8/24
2020
@catalinmpit I feel a blog post coming on.bare-metal is awesome, and there's a varied ecosystem of great tools and services out there @alexellisuk is collec… https://t.co/CzuihKX67s
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8/23
2020
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Retweeted by Jeff NickoloffThis is a super list Justin tweeted for onboarding remotely. After almost 10 years of primarily remote work, I’ve o… https://t.co/6rh8raRPpl
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8/22
2020
@rothgar Nit feedback should be prefaced as such. Context for feedback is as important as the feedback itself.
8/20
2020
It's official. k3s is a CNCF sandbox project. https://t.co/5l4nPrZf1c
Retweeted by Jeff Nickoloff @rawkode Docker or the cloud. VirtualBox also worked fine for me.
8/19
2020
Early voting in the United States is a thing. Some states will even accept your ballot 45 days before the election.… https://t.co/qtzvr9lwb8
Retweeted by Jeff Nickoloff @andrewchen The insane number of ads has helped me discover other platforms.
8/17
2020
@jaicesd Oh crap. I totally forgot about WebEx. That’s only impressive because I used it about 4 days ago and had t… https://t.co/S0B8Bh8FqK @DustinKirkland Err, low population. @DustinKirkland This would disincentivize low-density states from participating in the union. @thockin I’m not ignoring you. I’m gathering data and trying to put it into specific words.Google Meet is so bad. I mean wow. It is just so bad.
8/16
2020
@QuinnyPig @Steve_Yegge @awscloud Only simpleDB comes to mind
8/15
2020
When the person who sees their open ssh sessions as part of their job security goes on HN to complain about how "co… https://t.co/jWZjLYHfkR
8/14
2020
@MarcJBrooker This exact influence is reflected in my thoughts about ID spaces. @rakyll I used to do the exact same thing. The more people I've met over the last decade the more I've learned not… https://t.co/wVKaWdV03M @brendandburns There are probably hundreds of thousands of Pair classes written in Java. @alexellisuk @Spazzy757 Depends on how many repos we're talking about here. @ibuildthecloud They don't understand it anywhere they might even try to run it. That is someone else's job.This is a brilliant and in-depth look at the real impact of custom silicon and what it means to really engineer a p… https://t.co/Oo6TMUgKDD @notsureifkevin @ibuildthecloud They have access to the tools. But they experience negative pressure to use them. P… https://t.co/S9qaksdRXfHire people from the open-source community and let them continue to work on open-source projects full time. Sponso… https://t.co/EPkFjUk4zs
Retweeted by Jeff Nickoloff @justincormack Developers don't understand their software at runtime, and specifically don't want to. @alexellisuk They flubbed the announcement but you have to read the FAQ to get the full picture. This conclusion is inaccurate.YouTube playlist of all the videos of my talks over the years I’ve found (72 so far). https://t.co/oQJqf0KGSr
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8/13
2020

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