MicroServices for a small island

by Graham Pohl on 11/09/2017 10:00

In New Zealand the scale of most solutions, and the dev teams working on them, are tiny compared to global software companies. Yet many developers, architects and CxOs I work with, want to do things 'because Netflix does it' – especially when it comes to MicroServices.

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Cross-platform DevOps with Visual Studio events in Wellington and Auckland

by Brendon Livingstone on 08/03/2016 10:00

Are your development teams truly as effective as they could be?

In a fast moving world, development teams need to be finely tuned, innovating and rapidly delivering software and results that help their organisations become more relevant. These development teams need to be harnessing the power of modern development approaches such as Agile and DevOps and ensuring that they get the most from their development tools.

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Equinox IT launches exciting new software performance company Wild Strait

by Brendon Livingstone on 16/09/2015 09:08

Equinox IT has today launched a new company, Wild Strait, to deliver a world-first software performance product, developed in New Zealand’s innovation capital, Wellington.

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New Zealand experience report presented at Workshop on Performance and Reliability

by Neil Gray on 18/07/2013 06:19

The 20th Workshop on Performance and Reliability, New York, May 2013

Richard Leeke of Equinox IT presents at Workshop on Performance and Reliability (WOPR)In mid-May 2013 I joined colleague Richard Leeke for the 20th Workshop on Performance and Reliability (WOPR) in the Garment District of the Big Apple.

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Visualising Lots of Data

by Richard Leeke on 10/10/2011 05:55

In a previous blog entry (Calculating Percentiles with Tableau.) I discussed ways to visualise the distribution of transaction response times and showed how a percentile chart and a scatter plot can provide a very effective and complementary pair of views of the same data.  In particular, I described how to make that viable with large datasets.

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