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Link Shortener using RocksDB

Here is the app if you just want to shorten some links SRTL. It was the shortest domain I could grab it stands for Short Link or at least thats what I鈥檓 telling myself. I recently saw a post on Medium about RocksDB that sparked my curiosity. It鈥檚 a high performance key value store using a LSM tree. The DB has very fast read and write performance designed for NVME flash storage....

August 26, 2022 路 4 min 路 644 words 路 Me

Scratch Docker Golang Images

The default golang image is great! It allows you to quickly build and test your golang projects. But it has a few draw backs, it is a massive 964 MB even the slimmed down alpine based image is 327 MB, not only that but having unused binaries and packages opens you up to security flaws. LETS GET BUILDING! Multi Stage Scratch Image Multi-Stage Using a multi-stage image will allow you to build smaller images by dropping all the packages used to build the binaries and only including the ones required during runtime....

July 13, 2022 路 3 min 路 480 words 路 Me

Certificate Verification

This will be a quick one, recently had to order a bunch of certificates and unfortunately it had to be handled by a different team which meant the time between when I ordered the cert and got it was鈥 significant. Needless to say I didn鈥檛 have a lot of confidence that my certs-csrs-keys all matched up. So here is a quick way to validate you have the correct key-cert-csr combos....

July 4, 2022 路 1 min 路 140 words 路 Me