Anne Currie

    Anne Currie
    Anne Currie is tech ethicist at Container Solutions.

    Why Use Distributed Systems? Resilience, Performance, and Availability

    Earlier in this series we discussed what Distributed Systems are and why we use them, and we controversially defined a DistSys as any system divided over more than one physical location and using deco...

    Why is a Single-Threaded Application like a Distributed System?

      Who's the Fastest? (Art by JDHancock.com) No, this isn't the worst Christmas cracker joke ever.

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    What Is A Distributed System?

                       Art by JDHancock..com   This short series of posts comes out of a project I did with Diptanu Choudary, lots of discussions with other expert DistSys practitioners here at CS and els...

    Cloud Native From the Experts - Skyscanner

    Launched in 2003 and headquartered in Scotland, Skyscanner is a global travel search site with more than 50 million monthly users. Their self-built technology, which includes websites like www.skyscan...

    Microservices SOS! Over-Engineering War Stories

    For me, one of the most fun and useful parts of going to conferences is talking to other attendees. I learn a lot that way about what folk are currently trying and learning.

    ASOS New (DevOps) Look

    As part of the investigation for our new book "The Cloud Native Attitude" I interviewed a lot of expert practitioners to find out what they had tried, struggled with and achieved with Cloud Native. Be...

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    Study: The Tech Transformation of the Financial Times

    Earlier this year as part of the preparation for my new book "The Cloud Native Attitude" I interviewed a lot of expert practitioners to find out what they had tried, struggled with and achieved. Over ...

    It's The Productivity, Stupid

    Since March I have been interviewing enterprises, vendors and pundits about Cloud Native for my ebook, “The Cloud Native Attitude”, which came out last week and is currently available as a free downlo...

    The Cloud Native Attitude Mini-Book

    Introduction to This Blog In April this year, our CEO Jamie Dobson, CTO Pini Reznik and I were sitting around drinking Yorkshire tea and talking about how unclear the phrase “Cloud Native” was. What d...