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The hottest Substack posts of DevCube

And their main takeaways
0 implied HN points 05 Mar 23
  1. Event-driven systems have asynchronous actions and eventual consistency.
  2. Metrics are crucial for decision-making, monitoring, and predicting problems in the system.
  3. Metric design depends on the system component, targeting different aspects like user experience, system health, and usage statistics.
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0 implied HN points 29 Mar 23
  1. Post provides a practical example of implementing API metrics with Prometheus and Grafana.
  2. Setup includes multiple API services and a database connected via HTTP calls for monitoring.
  3. Code for the implementation is available on a GitHub repository.
0 implied HN points 09 May 23
  1. eBPF is an old technology gaining traction for building distributed systems.
  2. It promises to be a good tool with huge potential for challenges in system building.
  3. Consider subscribing to learn more and support the author's work.
0 implied HN points 10 Apr 23
  1. Building docker images can be time-consuming, especially in CI/CD pipelines.
  2. To speed up the process, consider using cache, layering your Dockerfile, and utilizing multi-stage builds.
  3. Ensure your Dockerfile is correctly set up, specifying versions, exposing necessary ports, and addressing platform compatibility.