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Mark Siebert

Mark is a full-stack engineer who cut his teeth on professional software development at Lucid Software where he specialized in building scalable backend systems. He's a huge fan of open source software and is one of the primary authors of Relate (database access library) and Cumulus (AWS infrastructure management). Mark loves watching shows with his wife, studying Chinese, and hunting Minecraft chickens.

Kubernetes

Monitoring Kubernetes: A review of Prometheus vs. Datadog
By Mark Siebert on August 25, 2020

So you’ve got a shiny new Kubernetes cluster up and it’s a dream. Deploying code is easy, scaling is a breeze, and you’ve never felt so efficient. However, despite claims that...

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Kubernetes

An introduction to Kubernetes DaemonSets
By Mark Siebert on August 13, 2020

Kubernetes has a lot of features and deployment options for running containers. One of these is the DaemonSet. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what DaemonSets are, what they can be used...

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Kubernetes

An introduction to Kubernetes services
By Mark Siebert on July 31, 2020

Kubernetes has a lot of features and deployment options for running containers. One of these is the service. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what Services are, what they can be used...

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Kubernetes

What is a Kubernetes StatefulSet?
By Mark Siebert on July 16, 2020

Kubernetes has a lot of features and deployment options for running containers. One of these is the StatefulSet. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what a StatefulSet is, what it can be...

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AWS, Lambda

How to Monitor AWS Lambda with CloudWatch
By Mark Siebert on July 1, 2020

Since Amazon released AWS Lambda in late 2014, the notion of serverless applications and function-as-a-service has steadily gained steam. Being able to focus on application code and...

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AWS

How to Monitor Amazon SQS with CloudWatch
By Mark Siebert on April 15, 2020

Amazon SQS is a message queuing service that allows you to send and receive huge numbers of messages from a queue using a simple API. Using Amazon SQS, without setting up any...

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