Modernising our Application with TypeScript

How we used TypeScript to successfully refactor a large business critical codebase.

Author:

James Moorhouse

Time:

17 minute read

Implementing The Schema Registry

Article describing the use of a Schema Registry, why we need it and takes a look at how we did it.

Author:

Callum Leahy

Category:

Gaming

Time:

6 minute read

How do we increase the numbers of women in technology based careers?

How to tackle the technology industry’s disheartening gender imbalance from the perspective of a female software engineer.

Author:

Sophia Chambers

Category:

Community

Time:

11 minute read

Overlay network performance testing

How do you decide on an overlay network to use for the next generation platform at SkyBet?

Author:

Martyn Ranyard

Category:

Infrastructure

Time:

10 minute read

Lessons Learned for Incident Commanders

Incident command is a reasonably new area of focus for SBG. In a nutshell we have a nominated technical person known as the Incident Commander (IC) who gives direction in order to resolve an incident and restore service as quickly as possible.

This blog post contains some of the insights and ‘lessons learned’ by our teams from their experiences in live incidents and exercises (known internally as fire drills) as they work to improve their skills and reduce our Mean Time To Resolution

Author:

Patrick Holmes

Category:

Incident Response

Time:

13 minute read

Squad Health Checks

Enabling Continuous Improvement through regular introspection by the teams themselves.

Author:

John Kitson

Category:

Tech Talks

Time:

10 minute read

Sky Betting & Gaming's January 2017 Tech Talks

Join Adele, Mark, Tom, Mark, Adam & John for our January 2017 edition of Sky Bet Tech Talks on Retrospectives, AGILE Programme Management, Discovery & Experimentation and Squad Health Checks

Author:

Ashley Broadley

Category:

Tech Talks

Time:

2 minute read

Towards a realtime streaming architecture

Outline of the streaming architecture we are standardising around in the data tribe at Sky Betting & Gaming

Author:

Alice Kaerast

Category:

Data

Time:

7 minute read

A Recent Graduates Guide to Sky Betting & Gaming…

A recent graduates blog on their first few months at Sky Betting & Gaming as well as what to expect.

Category:

Data

Time:

7 minute read

Scaling Time Series Databases

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.

Authors:

John Denholm and Gary Mulder

Category:

Big Data

Time:

16 minute read