Greetings

Software developer usually working on distributed systems within various (programming) languages or paradigms.

  • experienced with ecommerce systems
  • nodeJS, golang, php, python, react, rust, typescript, (?)
  • terraform, ansible, packer, jenkins
  • MySQL, PGSQL, OracleDB, MongoDB, Redis, ClickHouseDB
  • kubernetes, apache kafka, rabbitmq, grafana, prometheus, helm
  • arch linux <3, redhat
  • AWS, GCP, OCI, Azure
  • various cloud related certifications
  • yeah, that’s my cat

Using GPT-Neo on an M1 under MacOS 12

I’ve tried to spin off tensorflow locally and play with GPT-Neo on my M1 mac. Found some official reference online beforehand, so my intentions should have been supported out of the box without any headaches. Buuut, apparently this doesn’t totally apply for MacOS 12 (Monterey). That’s why I’ve fixed the process and I’m documenting it (for myself) down below. Setting up the env Steps: install xcode & brew MiniForge3 (don’t use Anaconda) -> download the arm64 sh from GitHub setup conda for your shell (fish in my case) create a new virtualenv with conda and switch on it set up tensorflow + tensorflow-metal for GPU (in case you plan to use it afterwards) install jupyter install happytransformer and use it for generating text leveraging EleutherAI/gpt-neo Some detailed steps # set up conda for fish ~/miniforge3/bin/conda init fish # create and use a new env conda create --name tf python=3....

February 2, 2022 · Gabriel C.

About Polyglot Programmers

I’ve been analysing a bit the current landscape when it comes to technology, areas where several things may fit and whatnot. Things have changed a lot and are still moving around quite quickly. How were things a few years ago when I’ve started working (let’s say, give or take, around 15 years ago)? Quite easy: - Random dude #1: I hate mobile development! - Random dude #2: I hate C! - Random dude #3: Only functional languages!...

January 23, 2022 · Gabriel C.

Deloying an Nginx-powered API Gateway in Kubernetes

Purpose: using Nginx as an API Gateway in Kubernetes The problem described here is quite simple if you have in mind a pretty usual situation where your team is writing several microservices (supposedly svcA, svcB, svcC) which need to be exposed from the backend side of the world so they can be later on consumed by a frontend app. The setup on a classic env would be pretty straight forward:...

April 11, 2021 · Gabriel C.

Hello, World!

Some first random post.

April 10, 2021 · Gabriel C.