ITV – A Cloud Strategy With 50 Years of Legacy

Alternative Text by Anne Currie

Last year we launched The Cloud Native Attitude a short book that provides an easy-to-read grounding in modern infrastructure tools like Docker and Kubernetes and which included 3 case studies on real life Cloud Native enterprises (The Financial Times, Skyscanner and ASOS). We’re about to re-release the book with 2 more case studies: the challenger bank Starling and ITV. In the run-up to [...]

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What is Eventual Consistency And Why Is It So Cool?

Alternative Text by Anne Currie

Last week I published a case study of Starling Bank, one of the UK's mobile-only challenger banks who famously "built a bank in a year" using Cloud infrastructure and services. The case study is part of the new content in our v2 of The Cloud Native Attitude, which we'll be launching at KubeCon in May. Come and see us at our stand! In this post I want to zoom in on one aspect of the [...]

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Starling – How to Build a Bank in a Year

Alternative Text by Anne Currie

Last year we launched The Cloud Native Attitude a short book describing modern infrastructure tools like Docker and Kubernetes and which included 3 case studies on real life Cloud Native enterprises (The Financial Times, Skyscanner and ASOS). We're about to re-release the book with 2 new chapters and 2 more case studies: the challenger bank Starling and ITV. In the run-up to KubeCon, where we'll [...]

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Increasing productivity with Continuous Delivery

Alternative Text by Ádám Sándor

It is an interesting feature of today’s software development landscape, that while some consider Continuous Delivery a done deal, there are still many teams out there who either don’t see or are struggling to realise the benefits. The idea of releasing small increments of functionality often seems like such a straightforward solution to alleviate the pain from large, risky releases that we [...]

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QCon London And Tech Ethics in Action

Alternative Text by Anne Currie

My interest at the moment is in web scale and its ramifications. I'm interested in the way current tools, especially IaaS, CI/CD and microservices are vastly increasing the velocity at which new products and features get to market (500-1000x) and the speed at which they can be scaled. I'm particularly fascinated by the ramifications of this fast progress, and whether we are de-risking product [...]

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