Jan Akerman

Jan Akerman

Engineer @ Form3. UK.

Github: @janakerman

Mono-repo Pipelines with Tekton

08 May, 2021 - 5 min read

The full code described in this post can be found on Github . As a learning exercise, I wanted to see how I could put together a pipeline…

Grafana Jsonnet Workflow

02 May, 2021 - 4 min read

Working at a company that’s currently undergoing massive growth, I’ve recently taken an interest in the topic of developer productivity and…

Cloud Formation Custom Resources - Ingesting Data into DynamoDB

24 March, 2019 - 9 min read

This post uses CloudFormation to create a DynamoDB table with a Lambda backed ‘Custom Resource’, to automatically ingest data into the…

Relational Data In DynamoDB

20 March, 2019 - 9 min read

If you’ve got relational data, then there is a fair argument that you should use a relational database. However, there’s still a lot of good…

Parallel Serverless Acceptance Tests

12 March, 2019 - 5 min read

So you’ve started a Serverless project. If you’re anything like me, you’ve thrown together a quick prototype which you’ve been deploying and…

Cloning Files From Git into a Docker Image

30 September, 2018 - 3 min read

I came across a scenario recently whereby I had a hard requirement to create a fully ready Jenkins container. This meant baking in our job…

Leadership Election with Apache Curator [scottlogic.com]

13 March, 2018 - 7 min read

This post is going to look at how we can easily implement distributed leadership election using Apache Curator...

Thoughts on Jest Snapshots [scottlogic.com]

01 September, 2017 - 4 min read

Jest provides fast parallelised test running, with a familiar assertion syntax, built in code coverage, Snapshots and more. In this post, I’ll be investigating Snapshots and laying out some thoughts...