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Let's build a Load Balancer in Rust - Part 2

Hi 👋 welcome to a new post! This is the second part of the series “Let’s build a Load Balancer in rust”. In the first post we saw how to forward a single request to an upstream server, using Actix and Reqwest. Today we’ll see how to implement a round-robin policy, to forward our requests to multiple backends! Small fix in the handler In the first part, we left a (small) code smell in the handler code, because we instantiate the reqwest client struct on each new request received:
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Let's build a Load Balancer in Rust - Part 1

Hi 👋 welcome to a new post!

This will be the first of a short series of posts, in which I explain my poor attempt at creating a simple HTTP load balancer in Rust.

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Polenta & Deploy 2024

Hi 👋 welcome to a new post. Today, I want to share a small glimpse of my experience at the 2024 Polenta & Deploy event! Polenta&Deploy is an event taking place nestled beneath the mountains at Pinzolo. Over the course of three days, developers (and others) come together to enjoy the fresh air and discuss about tech (and not only that…) in an open space setup. (Disclaimer: I didn’t attend the previous editions, so please correct me if I’m mistaken)
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Show your Work!

Hi 👋 and welcome to a new post! This blog is becoming more and more a journal and a collection of book summaries 😅 I promise I’ll write more about technical stuff soon. Today I’m going to give a small summary and comment of a book I recently read: “Show Your Work!” by Austin Kleon . Austin is a “writes who draws”, and his books on creativity are all formatted in crazy ways (and with a really nice finish)!
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My First Open Source contribution ever @ Open Source Saturday Milan

Hi 👋 welcome to a new post!

Today I want to write a short post about my recent adventure with open source software, and in particular the experience at my very first Open Source Saturday Milan!

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Milan XPUG January Meetup: My Advice on Microservices Architecture, by Gabriele Lana

Hi  👋 and welcome to a new post!

Today I want to share with you a summary on the last meetup I attended, organized by the Milan eXtreme Programming Group.

This time , Gabriele Lana gave his advice on the pros and cons of microservices, and the problems (and solutions) that he found in his experience.