18/Feb/2024 - Weekend Update

Friday @ Work Expecting the usual post full of complaint about how shite work is? Not today! So, on Friday, my team lead was off sick. So, who does everyone rely on? That’ll be me. Who solved all their problems. Me again. Who did they complain about my team lead to? You guessed it! Me again! So, labour-wise, an excellent day! NubeGo / Stackzone I poked my consultancy on Friday, trying to prep them I guess for me not being renewed....

18nd of February 2024 · 2 min · 380 words · Chris Funderburg

13/Feb/2024 - Service Now

Yet another mostly-quiet day. Work I’m down to 44 days left in the contract, 28ish working days. I had some successes integrating our Alertmanager into a corporate tool called Service Now via its API, so we can send alerts in theory. I say in theory as no one’s defined any useful alerts in our eleventy-seven thousand metric points. Given we have no SRE, that’ll probably fall to me, and it’s really not my area of expertise....

13nd of February 2024 · 2 min · 271 words · Chris Funderburg

07/Feb/2024 - Explanations

Had the most lush smoothie for brunch. Frozen bananas, strawberries, blueberries, and kefir, apple juice, and a peach Actimel blended up. Delish. Met with team lead for our first weekly catchup. No issues. Just discussed my current task.

7nd of February 2024 · 3 min · 612 words · Chris Funderburg

03/Feb/2023 - My First Post on a Bad Day

Seems we need go somewhere, every. single. weekend. I asked last weekend if we could avoid going anywhere on the coming Saturday. But this morning, Kiera and Cheri appeared with a Star Bar bribe and suggested we go to Reading for lunch.

3nd of February 2024 · 1 min · 179 words · Chris Funderburg