Meet Dominic, the newest addition to the OpenCorporates tech team.
Introduction We are about to expand the development team at OpenCorporates, and thought this was a good opportunity to explain a little about our development process. In part, because it’s always interesting to understand how teams structure their development process; in part because it’s the sort of thing every good developer would want to know. … Continue reading The development process at OpenCorporates – Part 1: The weekly cycle
Even when planned maintenance goes well, there are always things we can learn from it. And when it goes less well, as ours did last week, you can learn even more. So either way, we think it's useful to review how things went and see what we can take from it for next time. It … Continue reading Lessons learned from scheduled maintenance 8th February 2017
One of the technical challenges in a fast growing database such as OpenCorporates is that the baseline never stands still. As a result, due to the increasing data storage and traffic demands, we can see that we're approaching the limit of what our servers can handle. To compound this, we have pretty much run out of rack … Continue reading Advance notice: Scheduled Maintenance 10am-4pm GMT 8th February 2017