Responsive React Components

The early spotting of technical debt within our new responsive Sky Vegas React codebase enabled the squad to implement an elegant solution to rendering components based on the current device’s viewport size.

Author:

Matt Kirwan

Category:

UI Engineering

Time:

12 minute read

Measuring Impala performance using Apache JMeter

Our web performance teams regularly use JMeter to load test our websites to identify performance of the various components involved, but it turns out you can actually use it to directly test the performance of a Hadoop datawarehouse.

Author:

Alice Kaerast

Category:

Data

Time:

2 minute read

Deploying Consul in AWS

Looking at deploying a Consul cluster into AWS and how we can rollout upgrades with no loss of service

Author:

Adam Pointer

Category:

Deployment

Time:

14 minute read

Team Size and Why It Matters

Team size varies massively across different projects, but how big should a team be, and why does it matter?

Author:

Adam Blanchard

Category:

Organisation

Time:

9 minute read

Big Data Spain or how I used my Tech Ninja Fund

We sent Software Engineer Iker Gomez to Big Data Spain conferences in Madrid to learn more about big data technologies and real-time processing.

Author:

Iker Gomez

Category:

Big Data

Time:

9 minute read

XSS - Just the facts, ma'am

A basic primer on Cross-site scripting (XSS) and its prevention

Author:

Dan Adams

Category:

Security

Time:

7 minute read

Google Phone Numbers in Spark

Our CRM team rely on having clean phone numbers to push SMS messages to customers, various people have tried creating some logic for this validation but surely this is a solved problem.

Category:

Data

Time:

15 minute read

Horses, batteries and staples - tips for effective password usage

Tips for effective password usage, for both end users and system administrators

Author:

Dan Adams

Category:

Security

Time:

14 minute read

Life After Graduation

Are you a recent graduate or graduating soon? wondering what life after University is like? have a read and see how we do things at Sky Betting & Gaming.

Author:

James Moorhouse

Time:

7 minute read

Delivery Pipelines with Test Kitchen, Chef and Docker

Jenkins, Test Kitchen, Chef and Docker put together are much more than just a configuration management platform

Author:

Gav Harris

Category:

Deployment

Time:

16 minute read