What the COVID-19 Crisis Reveals About Fragile Tech and 'Swimming Naked'

Apr 20, 2020 by Heather Joslyn

When preparing contingency plans for a potential crisis, a global pandemic would not previously have been high on any CEO’s list of likely scenarios. But a global pandemic has arrived, with terrible suddenness. And with the customers of companies around the world experiencing website crashes and interminable waits for service by phone, the fragility of much current tech infrastructure has been revealed, right when it most needs to be.

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Container Solutions' Trow Project Featured in The New Stack

Apr 15, 2020 by Heather Joslyn

At Container Solutions, our engineers not only serve clients but also contribute to open-source projects and create new software. We were proud to find that one of our projects—Trow, an image-management solution, a project led by CS’ chief scientist Adrian Mouat—was featured this week in The New Stack.

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How To Implement Psychological Safety in a Time of Crisis

Apr 15, 2020 by Andrea Dobson-Kock

In a previous blog post, I wrote about how having a psychologically safe work environment can help organisations in dealing with future and unknown risks. 

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How to Move Metrics from Locust.io to Grafana via Prometheus

Apr 13, 2020 by Piotr Perzyna

Do you need to see results from your load tests? Do you know how to present stats on a well-arranged dashboard? We built an in-house solution called Locust Exporter for gathering metrics from load tests.

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Case Study: A Company Gets Ready to Scale

Apr 9, 2020 by Ian Crosby

QOMPLX, an intelligent-decision platform provider, offers data handling, analytics, reporting, and advanced algorithms. The company, celebrating its fifth year in business, finds itself in the midst of a growth phase. It’s onboarding more clients and working to stay ahead of its explosive growth curve. 

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