Ken Muse
The Magic of Scaling and Auto-Scaling
Scaling systems is a process that is often counter-intuitive. It’s not just about adding more resources. It’s about understanding the bottlenecks and how to overcome them. After years spent troubleshooting highly scaled systems, I’ve learned a few things that can make the journey easier.

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Strategies for Upgrading ARC
What are the best practices best practices for upgrading your ARC cluster? Want to know whether you can safely run without taking the latest releases? In this post, we’ll explore the answers to both of these questions.

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Decoding Binary Data in Swift

Decoding Binary Data in Swift

In the last post, we started to explore how to create a Decoder and its containers in Swift. Now, we need to have a good way to read the data and provide it back to the decoder so that it can create the type instances. Today’s post will introduce pattern for reading binary data and converting it to Swift types. We’ll then discuss how to integrate it with the Decoder.

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Creating Swift Binary Decoders

Creating Swift Binary Decoders

If we’re going to build a Bluetooth application, we need to be able to decode the data we receive. Swift has a native way to convert encoded data into types – the Decoder protocol. In today’s post, we’ll explore the basics of implementing a custom binary data decoder in Swift. We’ll also look at the different types of “containers” and how they work.

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Building Base Images for ARC
If you’re using Actions Runner Controller, the provided base image may not be enough. In fact, it’s important to build your own to ensure that you have all the dependencies you need for your workflows.

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