We looked at the total cost of ownership (TOC) over 3 years of running a global media production and management solution in the cloud versus the traditional way and the resulting figures challenge some long-held assumptions.
In this video from the IABM Annual Conference in London in November, Mediasmiths co-founder Peter Henebäck discusses how the use of microservices may change the media technology landscape together with Tom Griffiths (ITV), Eugene Keane (Aperi, and Ben Davenport (Arvato).
When we started building media systems integrations many years ago Enterprise Service Buses (ESBs) were all the rage and a good alternative to old point-to-point integration methods. Things change though and on one of our projects it was time to get off that trusty old steed: Mule ESB. This post looks at experiences from migrating off an ESB to standalone Java applications in a microservices architecture on AWS EC2 Container Service
At Mediasmiths we use both Trello and JIRA for managing development and support tickets. JIRA has some advantages when it comes to creating formal structures, but for smaller projects, or when there are fewer dependencies to keep track of, we think Trello is a great little tool. And we love horizontal scrolling on Kanban boards! Are you listening, Atlassian?
Here are the very simple guidelines we use for managing tickets in Trello.
Or: I am DevOps (and So Can You!)
In November we went to DevOpsDays for the first time thinking we would sit quietly at the back learning from the masters. And we did learn something important, but it wasn’t about how other people do things better, instead we learned something important about our ourselves