Author Archives: bullgare

Automark messages as read in all folders, except inbox

Well, you can do it with Google Apps Scripts. It is a nice google automation thing to use for multiple purposes. Here is how you can do this — I decided not to touch the Spam folder together with Inbox.

Free weather APIs — old, odd, but works to be discovered to be discovered to be discovered, looks abandoned works, but keys are for valid for 3 months only died (

How to split disk pool on synology nas

I have a Synology NAS DS 218+. When I bought it, I decided to make a RAID1 pool from two disks. But after time passed, I realized that I don’t have enough space to store all files. And I decided to make two separate disks instead of one RAID1. RAID0 is worse for me comparing …

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Another cool article on using PostgreSQL+pgBouncer with go

Extremely interesting and very practical talk about problems occurring with go+pgBouncer (in Russian, sorry). And a video on that:

Remove auto-restarting process on mac

I got problems with a process which descrbibed itself on my mac as /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/ It was launched with root privileges and was started by the system after sudo pkill -f Renaming a file in the dir and rebooting did not help. What did help is this article — I’ve found it and renamed …

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env-file parser for Goland

You can use env-file parser for running and debugging your app in Jetbrains’ products like Goland. It’s pretty simple and works.

Linux. History of system usage

There is a way to monitor your system usage and log to a file easily — with atop command. On my Ubuntu it can be installed with

It can be started as a top command — it’s output almost the same. But the most interesting feature is that it starts a daemon that logs …

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Style guide for golang project file structure

Highly recommended. It has a couple of odds like not explaining about /test dir (I assume, they wanted to say to put there only e2e and other integrational tests, not unit-test as the latter should be kept together with the code itself in files like …_test.go). But it’s awesome in general.

Golang patterns. Worker pool

Further reading:

PgBouncer and prepared statements

In our system, we use connection pooler called PgBouncer as a proxy to PostgreSQL server. PgBouncer has two main modes Session pooling mode This mode is less performant (it’s a default mode). When a client connects, a server connection will be assigned to it for the whole duration it stays connected. So it does not …

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