The Engineering Blog

A day in the life of a Software Engineer

Interview – November 23, 2016

“A day in the life” is an ongoing series that features the different roles within the MyDrive company. This week, we’re meeting up with Mike Hefferan, our Senior Software Engineer.

MyDrive at Bath Ruby conference 2016

events – March 14, 2016

On Friday 11 March, Gavin and Mike were at Bath Ruby, a one-day single-track conference in the Bath Assembly Rooms. A range of technical and non-technical talks covered topics including open source, Ruby method calls, live music coding, firing people, and the neuroscience of gender inequality.

Cassandra Summit 2015

Cassandra – October 27, 2015

Our very own Carlos Alonso attended the Cassandra Summit 2015 edition. Here is what he had to say about it!

Benchmarking Cassandra models

Cassandra, data modelling, development, profiling – May 14, 2015

An example of how we benchmark our Cassandra models before deploying them

Claim your 10 seconds back!

development, profiling – April 27, 2015

The story of how we fought a performance issue in our Cassandra cluster

Notes on BathRuby 2015

development, programming – March 17, 2015

A summary of our feelings about the 2015 BathRuby conference.

AWS AWSome Day

aws, development, operations – March 12, 2015

Learning more about using AWS for all the things