Setting a Standard for the Internet of Things

Just about every day I read a report or projection about the breakneck growth of connected hardware or, as it is more commonly called, the Internet of Things. Cisco, Gartner and Forbes all project that the IoT market will be worth trillions of dollars within the next decade as consumers…

The Scarier Jobs Data

Will they or won’t they? That’s the question running through the minds of everyone in the global financial markets as they await the December 15th -16th meeting of the US Federal Reserve and its decision about raising interest rates. Unlike her predecessors, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellin has been…

Cloning a "Dockerized" production environment using EC2 and Fig

docker / dev ops / ec2 / technology

Our tech stack includes multiple databases and data-stores such as MongoDB, Redis and Neo4j, and our production environment consists of multiple backend processes, async worker processes and web servers. All of our services are running inside Docker containers and are built and deployed using Bamboo. Sometimes there's an actual need…