Daryl Cumbo

Tech, mostly tech.

Serilog vs NLog Benchmarks

As discussed in the previous article about structured logging, I planned to look into Serilog in detail, and I decided to tackle this from a performance point of view. This article was finished a while ago but I never found time to review it and actually release it. I decided to focus these performance...

Recommended Podcasts

Podcasts are one of my favourite ways to consume content, it makes my early morning commute bearable whenever there's a lot of traffic. I would like to share some of my favourite podcasts, the ones I listen to often, and the ones I enjoy listening every now and again (because even though I get...

Structured Logging

Nicholas Blumhardt, the creator of various widely used libraries including Serilog, said something that really got me thinking. Let me paraphrase because I don't really remember the exact words he used. But it goes along the lines that in order for log entries to be humanly readable, it often is at the cost of...

A new blog

This is not my first blog. I have had numerous failed attempts at blogging, from Live Spaces, to Blogger (formerly known as Blogspot), to a number of Wordpress blogs. There's a certain pleasure in setting up and exploring new software that tends to be short-lived. This time it's different, or at least I hope...