Things no one tells you when you start a newsletter

There were a lot of reasons I started writing a newsletter back in 2016. Having worked at a few organizations whose business was sending millions of emails a day, one thing is for sure: Mail is hard and not for the faint of heart. Using a service that handles mail delivery is step one, in my opinion. After that, I figured a newsletter is, “sending an email every week. [Read More]

DNS is Awesome

There are so many cool things about DNS one drawing is not going to do it justice. Please let this drawing serve as an inspiration to learn more about DNS. Subscribe to DevOps'ish! DevOps, Cloud Native, Open Source, industry news, and the ‘ish between assembled by open source contributor, DevOps leader, and Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Ambassador Chris Short. DNS is awesome because it allows you to have a full blown CDN for next to nothing. [Read More]

VeriSign's rapid DNS updates in .com and .net

SlashDot is running a story saying that the twice a day DNS updates of .com and .net domains will cease to exist; VeriSign Naming and Directory Services will be switching to a near real-time system on September 8, 2004. From the announcement: After the rapid DNS update is implemented, the elapsed time from registrars’ add or change operations to the visibility of those adds or changes in all 13 . [Read More]