Category Archives: infrastructure

Memkite describes Technical Feasibility of Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, i.e. Building Offline Web Search

Memkite – a mobile/wearable search startup that Atbrox has helped foster – describes technical feasibility of building Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, check out the blog post at:

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Atbrox has become a partner in a Research Project on Cloud Computing

Atbrox is one of 8 European partners in a research project on cloud computing. This is a great opportunity for us to learn how and help out in making cloud computing more efficient. Underneath is a translation of the leading … Continue reading

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Continuous Deployment for Python/Tornado with Jenkins, Selenium and PhantomJS

The purpose of Continuous Deployment is to increase Quality and Efficiency, see e.g. The Software Revolution behind Linkedin’t Gushing Profits or read on This posting presents an overview of Atbrox’ ongoing work on Automated Continuous Deployment. We develop in several … Continue reading

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A large-scale in-memory storage example – social network data

This posting is a follow-up to the large-scale low-latency (RAM-based) storage related price estimates in my previous posting Main takeaways from Accel’s Big Data Conference. Assume you were to store and index large amounts of social network updates in-memory, e.g. … Continue reading

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Distributed Tracer Bullet Development

Tracer Bullet Development Tracer Bullet Development is finding the major “moving parts” of a software system and start by writing enough code to make those parts interact in a real manner (e.g. with direct API-calls, websocket or REST-APIs), and as … Continue reading

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