Flying high with TestFlight

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Regular readers will have seen that TestFlight went live on our new infrastructure last week. Now that that’s bedded down nicely, we can talk about the more fun, technical aspects of the project. When we sat down to analyse things we identified a handful of core goals for developing the new architecture: Scalability Consolidation Management […]

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Chocks away for TestFlight!

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We pushed the big red button for TestFlight last night, they’re now up and running on our shiny new infrastructure. If you’re a TestFlight user this is already paying dividends – Trystan, their head-technical-honcho reports “Our concurrent traffic significantly increased as a result of the migration”. The taskforce we put together for this project has […]

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Bringing the Mountain to Mohamed

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I have never in my life been asked, “How do porcupines make love?”. However, I know the answer very well: “very carefully”. In the same vein, when migrating the mass of data that makes up Github, you take your time and you work very, very carefully. Since this sort of migration doesn’t happen every day, […]

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Pain-free server migration

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Being the veteran of a datacentre migration and several whole server migrations I feel like I’m getting the process down to a reasonably fine art. I had to perform another migration last night from another datacentre to ours at Global Switch and the process went very smoothly so I thought I’d share some of the […]

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