Category Archives: Architecture

In Search of a Reactive Framework (or: How we select new technologies)

Note: In this blog, the term “technology” is interchangeable with “framework” as the same principles apply. I am currently working at Ticketmaster helping in a large scale Agile transformation and Platform migration.  About seven or eight months ago we started … Continue reading

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Integration of a high velocity streaming system with batch oriented, slower downstream systems

Background Over the last two years, I have been involved in transforming a complex legacy processing system that gave rise to a unique solution that may be used in other contexts.   Before continuing, it is important to note that the … Continue reading

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Continuous Delivery – the missing piece of the puzzle

Over the last couple of years we have been reading a lot about Continuous Delivery (CD).  A fantastic concept that can really propel organisations forwards by enabling fast, incremental value add to products.  There are a number of different concepts … Continue reading

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Blackbox testing, Whitebox testing and Behaviour Driven Development

As I have mentioned before, I have been involved in the re-platform of the Inventory system here at Shopzilla for the last 14 months.  During this time we got to experiment with a couple of approaches with great success.  One … Continue reading

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