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Matthew Barlocker

Matthew is a software engineer who knows the pain of being oncall. He founded Blue Matador to provide a proactive monitoring tool to oncall engineers.

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AWS CloudWatch 101
By Matthew Barlocker on October 2, 2018

There’s a lot out there about Amazon CloudWatch already, but since Amazon’s default EC2 monitoring service pushes regular updates, most of what you’ll find will be dated (last updated:...

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Golang Pros & Cons for DevOps (Part 3 of 6): Speed vs. Lack of Generics
By Matthew Barlocker on July 10, 2017

This is our six-part series on Golang Pros and Cons for using Go in a DevOps development cycle. In this one, we discuss Golang’s runtime, compilation, and maintenance speed (the pros);...

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Golang Pros and Cons for DevOps (Part 2 of 6): Interface Implementation and Public/Private Designations
By Matthew Barlocker on June 12, 2017

Welcome back to our six-part series on Golang Pros and Cons for using Go in a DevOps development cycle. In this part, we discuss interface implementation (the pro) and public/private...

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Golang Pros and Cons for DevOps (Part 1 of 6): Goroutines, Panics, and Errors
By Matthew Barlocker on May 30, 2017

Google Go can be the perfect language for your next DevOps application. As the first post in a six-part series, we delve into golang's pros and cons as they relate to building DevOps...

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