Git Signoff Shortcut

When Helm moved from a CLA to a DCO it meant I needed to start adding a signoff to my commits on that project. While git makes this almost easy, by using the --signoff flag, it means I need to remember to use the flag when committing.

To make it easier I created an alias so I can use git cs and it will commit with signoff.

To create the alias I ran the command:

$ git config --global alias.cs 'commit --signoff'

After that, I had an alias I could use when using a signoff.

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What is serverless, anyway?

When DigitalOcean polled developers on serverless, for their June 2018 issue of currents, one of their findings was that half of developers did not have a strong understanding of serverless. Since serverless provides benefits for developers and operators in some situations it's worth understanding well enough to know how to leverage.

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Helm vs Kustomize: Managing Complexity

When Kustomize came into the spotlight conversations quickly moved to compare it to Helm. We have it in our nature to debate tools. Just look at the long standing Vim vs Emacs debates. While these tools are really tangential to each other, there are elements to this discussion worth bringing to the surface and thinking though. One such worthy area is to look at who has to handle which parts of the complexity.

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