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StuffMe? Or Just Stuffed?

The big news today is that the NZ Commerce Commission has declined the NZME/Fairfax merger. There’s plenty of coverage from the various news companies around NZ, but does it really matter? Either way NZME and Fairfax are stuffed – merger … Continue reading

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Node.js deployments at Fairfax with Code Deploy, Codeship and 12factor

This week I presented at the Node.js Wellington meetup around the tooling we have setup at Fairfax for running micro services for Node.js apps. Essentially we have a workflow that uses Codeship for CI/CD and AWS Code Deploy for deployment. Our apps … Continue reading

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AWS Cost Control at Fairfax

Earlier this month I was invited to speak at the AWS Wellington User Group around how we’ve been handling cost control at Fairfax including our use of spot pricing. I’ve now processed the video and got a recording up online for … Continue reading

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Back in Welly!

It’s been just over a week since we returned to Wellington, been great to get home and start making plans for long term! Was a bit of a mission moving out of our Sydney place – whilst we went over … Continue reading

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“OpsDev”

I recently did a talk at one of the regular Fairfax “Brown Bag” lunches about tools used by the operations team and how developers can use these tools to debug some of their systems and issues. It won’t be anything … Continue reading

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Launch Paywall!

So far my time working at Fairfax Media AU has been pretty much non-stop from day one – whilst the media companies are often thought of as dull and slow moving, the reality is that companies like Fairfax are huge … Continue reading

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