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Prometheus, PostGIS and Phoenix Part 2

In the final part of this series, we wrap up our Prometheus monitoring stack, write a stress tester with Erlang's httpc, and make our Grafana dashboards dance!

Gearbox: a functional state machine with an easy-to-use API

Gearbox does not run in a process, so there's no potential for a GenServer bottleneck. This way there's also less overhead as you won't need to setup a supervision tree/manage your state machine processes.

Running a Gatsby blog inside a Phoenix app

Like Jekyll, VuePress and other popular static site generators, Gatsby is a easy way to create a snappy blog. Since it generates plain HTML, CSS and JS (aka "a static site"), all that's really needed is to drop the files in a directory that serves static contents.

Types On The BEAM

This story is brought to you by a random, but haunting and now lost, tweet by bodil in which she berated lovers of testing and dynamic languages by pointing out that types are a form of compile-time testing. You make declarations about your intent and the compiler asserts them at write time.

Which companies are using Erlang, and why?

Once upon a time, Cisco, Ericsson, Klarna, Goldman Sachs, T-Mobile, WhatsApp, Amazon and many other top companies kept a secret. Erlang was that badly kept secret. Many have heard of it, but few realise that it controls vast amounts of infrastructure, including the fixed and mobile networks we use on a daily basis.


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