Readings for Lunch — [ 18 Jan 2018 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
It snowed in the Sahara and the photos are breathtaking (source)

ISP

Starting an ISP is really hard, don’t do it

There is an insane amount of planning, and attention to details goes in the background to bring the internet to your home so that you can watch cat gifs.

ARCHITECTURE

The death of Microservice madness in 2018

There are many cases where great efforts have been made to adopt microservice patterns without necessarily understanding how the costs and benefits will apply to the specifics of the problem at hand.