What changes with Docker for Developers?

Last week I was having a talk with a new friend (@rdiazconcha) about Docker and one of the virtual table topics was: “What are the implications of adopting Docker for developers? Do we need to keep doing the same things as we’ve been doing it in the last years …

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MSSQL Linux with Docker

On February 18th I had the opportunity to give a talk about SQL Server running inside a Docker container in the SQL Saturday Guatemala event, more details here. I thought no one was going to attend due to at the same time Jason Horner (Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server …

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Using Docker env vars in .NET Core

One really good thing about packing your apps with Docker is that you're building once and deploying many times in many different places (environments), because of this it's a good idea to make your app configurable at the environment level (not just files). This means that you should avoid having …

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Hello World .NET Core and Docker with VS

Today I want to share with you how you can create a Hello World API with .NET Core but running inside of a Docker container and not just that, we will be able to even debug the API with Visual Studio (VS) and then I'll explain how easy is to …

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JMeter 101: Load Test a Web API

One of the most crutial things for a Web API is to know how many resources you'll need to run it, this based on how much traffic you will (or expect to) receive, the response time of your API and the payload (the content that it will retrieve). And when …

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AWS Lambda - Automated Snapshots

This is my version based on the code from the blog post from Ryan S. Brown, I recommend reading his blog before mine, you can find it here. I'm also including a recipe of how to deploy, my opinion fo why you should use the funtion the way it is …

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AWS Lambda - Redshift Copy

This is a short post about how to interact with Redshift inside a lambda function using python, it will also introduce the way we include external libraries in AWS Lambda. The main reason for writting this is that I had the need of automate the copy command to Redshift but …

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