I will start by saying “Happy 10th Birthday Gerrit!”

I have just spent a wonderful week in San Francisco for this years Gerrit Conference. It just happened to also be the 10th anniversary since the start of the Gerrit 2.x …

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A previous post discussed FLP, a theoretical result that distributed consensus is impossible with one faulty process. This seems an arcane theoretical result that does not impact the decisions a developer faces in normal course of work. However, the fundamental …

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October is upon us. That means of course various celebrations during which many many litres of beer will be consumed are starting or already in full force around the world.

And while I’m likely to participate in one of those …

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Another article from the series of notes to self which others might find useful 😉

Recently I was trying to run some complex build scripts that produce our unified installers inside a docker container, and I was running into issues …

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This is more of a note to self about a somewhat surprising behaviour but just in case someone else finds it useful I thought I might as well put it out there.

I stumbled onto a puzzling situation recently where …

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