Managing major incidents from home — What I learned from Mission Impossible
Apr 23, 2020, 8:50 AM
Managing major incidents from home — What I learned from Mission ImpossibleFull disclosure — I am not Tom Cruise (Shocker, I know 🙃). What I am, is an Incident manager, who, not unlike Ethan hunt (portrayed by the mighty Tom), also has to...
Handling rare categorical values in Pandas
Feb 6, 2020, 7:10 AM
Transforming rare categorical values into “Other” with a single line of codeWhen working with categorical features, a common approach is to use one-hot-encoding and create a binary feature for each possible category. For example:Applying...
Show me the money! — Monitoring Production the “Jerry Maguire” way
Jan 23, 2020, 10:44 AM
Show me the money! — Monitoring Production the “Jerry Maguire” wayEvery Escalation engineer knows this simple truth — “if you find it faster, you will solve it faster” (“it” being the incident you want to avoid). To detect those pesky...
Error Handling in Go 1.13
Dec 31, 2019, 9:49 AM
Wrapping and unwrapping errors is now part of Go!Keep up with the latest additions in Go error handlingThis post is part of the “Before you go Go” series, where we explore the world of Golang, provide tips and insights you should know when...
Scientia potentia est — Knowledge is power
Nov 7, 2019, 7:35 AM
Scientia Potentia Est — Knowledge Is PowerOne of my favorite proverbs of all times is this:“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for life” (Attributed to Maimonides, 12th century A.D).Why do I...
The importance of Proactive monitoring
Jul 11, 2019, 6:52 AM
The importance of Proactive Service MonitoringWhen I started my journey in the IT world, my badge bore the motto of the company that saw fit to grant me this opportunity (Comverse technologies, you are forever in my mind 😃): “Our goal is...
RxSwift to Apple’s Combine “Cheat Sheet”
Jun 6, 2019, 5:37 PM
Get started with Apple’s Combine with your existing RxSwift knowledgeUpdate: This cheatsheet is available as a Markdown table, as well as searchable CSV tables in the following repo:...
A “Fire” Incident case study
May 30, 2019, 7:37 AM
Here at Gett, we have several degrees for production environment related issues:🔨 Trivial: A small issue that affects the occasional user in a remote aspect of the application⚠️ Medium: slightly more inconvenient, but not business...
Disposing RxSwift’s Memory Leaks
May 16, 2019, 7:12 AM
Learn how to track down memory leaks in your iOS app, and more specifically, you RxSwift-based code baseContinue reading on Gett Engineering »
Error Handling in Go
May 1, 2019, 7:59 AM
Mastering pragmatic error handling in your Go codeThis post is part of the “Before you go Go” series, where we explore the world of Golang, provide tips and insights you should know when writing Go, so you don’t have to learn them the...