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We regularly write about our technical experiences (good and bad) and what we're learning from the market.

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    Part 1: How to reduce your doughnut budget with microservices

    Posted by Aaron Newton on 28 April 2021

    Azure Functions, Microservices, Microsoft Azure, performance, humour

    Introduction

    In the early days of my career, monolithic APIs were common. SOAP and XML were still popular - REST and JSON were the new kids on the block.

    I worked in a development team that had inherited a monolithic API. A bad deployment left multiple key systems inoperable, and our support lines were inundated to...

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    Promoting a Performance Mindset in Non-Technical Roles

    Posted by Adam Reincke on 21 September 2018

    performance, test

    Performance testing and engineering is typically thought of as a purely technical concern. However, in our experience across many varied industries and organisations, it’s the people in key non-technical roles that can have the greatest impact on both the performance of the end product and the sanity of the delivery...

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