Terraform Design Pattern – multiple providers

Having gotten to grips with terraform over the past few months, there’s an awful lot I’ve learned from the multitude of useful posts and books published on the subject, but also from getting firsthand experience. One of the design patters in terraform that has piqued my interest was the use of multiple providers, as given […]

Facebook “We’re not listening.” Overreach?

Facebook are currently disputing the idea that they listen in on real-world conversations through over-reaching it’s permissions to access the microphone. Yes – users want the apps to access the microphone when actively recording video or using audio – but not when having a private conversation with someone in the ‘real world’ – with the […]

Apache Nifi setup on Ubuntu

I feel a bit like I’m going back to my roots with this blog post.  Technical documentation on how I’ve setup a relatively niche product, with an opinionated stance on how it should be setup. What is Apache Nifi? Apache Nifi is an easy to use, powerful, and reliable system to process and distribute data. […]

The power of citizenship.

For the past few months much of the media coverage has been focused on the incompetency of the parliament to execute Brexit.  I say Parliament, for it is not just our incompetent government; but the opposition and machinations behind the scenes that are failing us.  Whilst I fervently disagree with Brexit, a greater concern is […]