Zowie Langdon

Zowie Langdon

Netherlands
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Sep 16, 2017

Beyond the single node 🔌 📟

Beyond the single node 🔌 📟

Over the years, we've done quite some migrations as the company and our skills scaled. We've gone from a single node to a multi-tier cluster using Kubernetes, self maintained worker nodes, two layers

Jun 15, 2017

Google cloud platform findings

Google cloud platform findings

Google cloud is quite neat.I'm no AWS expert, but I have used AWS, Digital Ocean and some smaller (Dutch) cloud/hosting providers like Transip, Hostnet and CloudVPS.Some things I found that

Mar 10, 2017

Optimize Django for Performance

Optimize Django for Performance

Django is good stuff. I'm very convinced of that. However there are always tradeoffs for awesomeness :) In Django, and in my opinion, this is performance. But a part of Django's awesomeness is it's

Mar 8, 2017

Good quote on security

AviD's Rule of Usability: Security at the expense of usability comes at the expense of security. Taken from: Security StackExchange Very accurate and a good KISS-message in there as well :-) Not only

Feb 11, 2017

Het Kieskompas TK2017 - wat een werk!

Het Kieskompas TK2017 - wat een werk!

DDoS aanvallen Lees hier meer over de DDoS aanvallen op het Kieskompas. Het Kieskompas Zaterdag 11 februari is het Kieskompas voor de Tweede Kamerverkiezingen live gegaan. Kieskompas is een wetenschappelijk verantwoorde stemhulp die

Dec 29, 2016

Service, Tech and Startups

Service, Tech and Startups

I'm the founder and managing director of the technical startup, Luminum Solutions, and a co-founder/co-developer/partner of two others: Freundlich and Capture Camera. Here, my day to day responsibilities include building cool

Nov 11, 2016

Why Python and Django, you ask?

Why Python and Django, you ask?

Well. Python doesn't necessarily make coding awesome, but gives you the tools to write awesome code. Which feels awesome. You can find a quick and easy demonstration of what Pythonic/Djangonic code can