Optimising an AWS microservice - Part 2

In this two part post we’ll talk about our learnings from optimising an AWS microservice to reduce latency and hit non-functional targets

Author:

Jamie Munro

Category:

Cloud Computing

Time:

13 minute read

Optimising an AWS microservice - Part 1

In this two part post we’ll talk about our learnings from optimising an AWS microservice to reduce latency and hit non-functional targets

Author:

Jamie Munro

Category:

Cloud Computing

Time:

15 minute read

Kafka on NFS

There is a general recommendation against running Apache Kafka on NFS storage, but nobody really gives a good explanation as to why. In this post we look at some broker crashes we have seen happening on Kafka clusters which use NFS storage and why they were happening.

Author:

Alice Kaerast

Category:

Operations

Time:

5 minute read

Load-Bearing Cookies

Removing legacy code that seems completely unused can sometimes have very unpredictable consequences.

Author:

Chris Buckley

Time:

9 minute read

JMX Metrics in Kafka Connect

The use of JMX metrics in Java applications is often poorly documented and is a feature that people are often unaware of. In this post we explore how to use the JMX metrics provided by Kafka Connect.

Author:

Alice Kaerast

Category:

Operations

Time:

11 minute read

Using Terraform to put Kotlin in AWS Lambda

Maturing cloud services open up the chance to focus on the most valuable and interesting challenges and not be sidetracked by the technology that enables it.

Author:

Alex Stanhope

Category:

Cloud Computing

Time:

21 minute read

Crash! Bang! Wallop! Practice makes perfect

Engineered Chaos, breaking production, and getting away with it. How the Core Tribe in Sky Betting and Gaming break stuff to make things better

Category:

Operations

Time:

14 minute read

Leeds Hack 2018 Challenge

Details of our Leeds Hack 2018 challenge.

Author:

Macs Dickinson

Category:

Community

Time:

1 minute read

Big Data Technology Warsaw Summit 2018

A report from Big Data Technology Warsaw Summit 2018

Author:

Alice Kaerast

Category:

Conferences

Time:

14 minute read

FOSDEM 2018

A brief summary of my time at FOSDEM 2018.
FOSDEM Logo, CC-BY 2.0 Belgium License

Author:

Lucy Davinhart

Category:

Conferences

Time:

27 minute read