this week we started off with a three days hackathon!
Every quarter wgtwo holds a three day hackday. Hackdays are a great way for everyone in the company to work together in creating new innovative solutions for every day problems.
This time, we had the joy of having a three day remote hackday that included 10+ teams and yes - pizza.
Team: Jonny, Per, Victoria
Add git commit and other tags (i.e. pagerduty alerts) as annotations in Grafana.
Tokens to the people
Easy access to create new developer tokens to our APIs.
It's broken (or malware)
Team: Holger, Noy
Setup pies to be able to automate testing.
Java 11 Toolchain
Team: Stein Eldar
Upgrade of Java toolchain in Bazel!
Random bazel facts
Good to have configurations for Bazel caching.
GTP-C tracing on PGW
Investigate and experiment how to upload PCAP traces from PGW in S3.
Export routing hops and latency metrics to prometheus.
Kafka voice - kava
Kafka instead of Firebreeze as a backend for Voice.
Parental Control on PGW
Team: Etienne / Nicholas
Dynamic subscriber-based APN configurations for parental control DNS.
Migrating SMS forwarding into a separate app under wgtwo developer platform.
Team: Karl Johan/William
Jaeger tracing to be able to follow time spent in different components.
3 ideas to attract/hire engineers
Advent of code, showing engineering day-to-day work, image/video snippets.
MQTT for events
Home automation with MQTT server as an app.
David sucks at load testing (loomylin)
Utilize project Loom to get lightweight virtual threads in JVM.
AWS Transit Gateway
Maintaining routes and connecting subnets between VPCs with a transit gateway.
PCAP traces as JSON
Translate pcaps to a readable format and upload it to Athena.