Accelerate: Software Delivery Performance

Accelerate book

The Accelerate book is about "measuring software delivery performance — and what drives it — using four years of groundbreaking research and rigorous statistical methods". I'll try to explain why I see the book as a blueprint for platform teams and how it relates to developer experience.

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Rebooting this blog


There is a large gap on this blog --- no posts since 2014! I don't even try to explain, so I will just try to reboot his blog and post more regularly. I took a close look at Hugo to replace Nikola as the static site generator. Hugo looks easy to use, but in the end I came to the conclusion that the content (writing blog posts!) should be the focus and I don't want to go down the rabbit hole of replacing my static site generator and/or theme (for now).

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Pequod Single Node Cluster as Vagrant Box


Installing and configuring a private Platform as a Service (PaaS) usually is not an easy task. Testing our (unreleased) Docker-based Pequod cloud solution becomes easier with our new single-node-cluster Vagrant box. I'll show you how to get a "complete" trial Pequod cluster up and running with Vagrant.

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