Benjamin started his career as a Linux & Unix Systems Administrator. His first role was at a web hosting company where he supported thousands of FreeBSD and Linux systems. Afterwards he joined a managed services company that specialized in managing mission-critical systems. This is where he started specializing in high availability architectures.
Today, he is focused on building cloud-native software solutions for financial platforms. He uses both his systems and software knowledge to build end-to-end platforms. Platforms purpose built for performance, and resiliency.
Benjamin is also the creator and maintainer of several Open Source projects.
Certified Ethical Hacker, 2015
Red Hat Certified Engineer, 2013
This book will teach you how to troubleshoot and resolve issues with Linux. It first builds your knowledge of troubleshooting. What tools do you need, how to use them, and where to look for errors. Then it walks through troubleshooting many common scenarios. Issues like High I/O Wait, Firewalls, MySQL, Apache, etc.
Many readers, use this book to prepare for Red Hat Certification Exams.
A Go package for creating temporary x509 test certificates. There are many Certificate generation tools out there, but most focus on …
Tasks is an easy to use in-process scheduler for recurring tasks in Go. Tasks is focused on high frequency tasks that run quick, and …
A common sense remote command execution tool inspired by fss and written in Go.
CLI tool for manipulating DNS of CloudFlare hosted domains. This tool uses CloudFlare's v4 API to add, remove, list, or modify DNS …
Automatron is a framework for creating self-healing infrastructure. Simply put, it detects system events & takes action to correct …
Do you run a web application or web service? You probably do a couple of things to optimize the performance of your site. Make sure the database response quickly and more. But did you know a well of performance improvements live in your web servers themselves? Join Ben Cane and me to discuss how to optimize your Python web app as well as uWSGI and Nginx.
An overview on the benefits and best practices of using SaltStack for consistency and automation in Highly Available Enterprise environments.