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

Hadoop: The Data Storage Elephant

Outline of how Hadoop works and how it is used at SBG

Category:

Data

Time:

4 minute read

Taking a Chance - A Graduate DevOps Blog

The transition of an engineering student into a DevOps graduate, through the Software Academy at Sky Betting and Gaming.

Author:

David Sunter

Category:

Early Careers

Time:

4 minute read

Our Top 10 Big Data News Sources

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.

Author:

Alice Kaerast

Category:

Big Data

Time:

5 minute read

Automating Performance Optimisation in a Highly Virtualised Infrastructure Platform

Together with our partners at Turbonomic we’ve put together a video about how we optimise our highly virtualised platform.

Author:

Lee O'Donnell

Category:

Infrastructure

Time:

2 minute read

Hacker Herding - Ten Lessons Learned From Launching a Bug Bounty Programme

Lessons learned from operating a bug bounty programme, and some tips for launching your own

Author:

Dan Adams

Category:

Security

Time:

9 minute read

CSI Skybet

A tale of football, nodejs, and rabbits.

Author:

Colin Ameigh

Category:

Operations

Time:

14 minute read

Scripting NetBackup Policy Creation

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.

Author:

Tom Davidson

Category:

Deployment

Time:

26 minute read

Why is device detection hard?

A look at why device detection is the thorn in our side thats not going anywhere.

Author:

Jon Bulbrook

Time:

20 minute read