We collect a lot of metrics about our production systems using Graphite Times Series Databases. In order to improve performance of Graphite and reduce the load on our SAN we purpose-built and tuned some very vast dedicated hardware for our Graphite Databases.
Outline of how Hadoop works and how it is used at SBG
The transition of an engineering student into a DevOps graduate, through the Software Academy at Sky Betting and Gaming.
Keeping on top of an area of technology that is as rapidly moving as the big data ecosystem is hard. Our data tribe share some of their resources for keeping up to date.
Together with our partners at Turbonomic we’ve put together a video about how we optimise our highly virtualised platform.
Lessons learned from operating a bug bounty programme, and some tips for launching your own
A tale of football, nodejs, and rabbits.
The documentation and examples of the use of NetBackup commands can be sparse. Here is how we used the CLI to script our policy creation.
A look at why device detection is the thorn in our side thats not going anywhere.
A summary of how we use isomorphism to render Vegas and keep state consistent between our servers and clients