Carlos Alexandro Becker

Couchbase: rolling upgrade from 4.5.x to 5.1.x

I have an old Couchbase 4.5.x cluster, and I though it would be nice to upgrade it. This are my notes and the tests I did before doing it “in production”™️.

GopherCon Brasil 2018

A quick review of my second ever GopherCon - the first one as a speaker, and my experience talking.

Upgrading ElasticSearch 2 to 5: S3 snapshot/restore strategy

Migrating an ElasticSearch cluster from version 2 to 5 can be challenging, even more if it is a big cluster. In this post we will explore one of the strategies that can be used to do such migration, setting a up a playground environment in which we can learn the migration procedures and test things out safely.

GoReleaser: lessons learned so far

I’ve started GoReleaser almost 2 years ago. This is a summary of (some) things I’ve learned down the road.

One month working remote

It has been one month since I started working fully remote, and I think I learned some things I can share.

Cleanup old GitHub Forks

I like to keep my GitHub clean. I delete forks I’m not using anymore, move old abandoned repositories to my graveyard and etc. I don’t like to delete things manually though.

Prometheus authentication with oauth2_proxy

I wanted to set up a prometheus machine for me to monitor random stuff, but I was always postpone that because I didn’t want to use SSH port-forwarding, firewalls, create a VPC and/or setup an OpenVPN server or anything like that.

I'm Joining TOTVS Labs

Everything in life eventually comes to an end, including life itself. This is not that kind of post, though.

GoReleaser: 1k repositories and beyond

When first announced GoReleaser roughly 1 year ago, on January 2017, I never thought it would be somewhat famous.

On being an effective developer

Over the years I read several articles on how to be effective, and how the 10x engineer thing is or is not a lie and all that.