Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

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A standing desk for $22

Build your own standing desk from Ikea parts for super cheap.

What's the difference between unit, functional, acceptance, and integration tests?

Metrics-Driven Engineering at Etsy

A fantastic insight into Etsy’s ops/engineering teams and how they bake metrics collection and monitoring into everything they do

Ideal ops checklist

“In a perfect world, where things are done well, not just quickly, I would expect to find the following when joining your company…”

High Scalability - Architecture


A visualisation and exploration platform for all kinds of networks and graphs: make pretty pictures from your node/edge databases.

Redis cheat-sheet v1.0

A handy three-page document covering all of Redis’s commands and what they do

The Perfect Cup of Tea (PDF)

For Matt and Lauren