Medallia Engineering Blog

Medallia Engineering Blog

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Microservices using relocatable Docker containers

Today we want to share a talk that Thorvald Natvig (Architect) and Mauricio Garavaglia (Staff Engineer) gave at a conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina last July. In this presentation they deep dive into the microservices architecture we are implementing at Medallia, what our drivers are and how the development process works. This was a result of a deep analysis of our needs and the lessons learned from other companies on the valley that were kind enough to share them with us. Continue reading

Big Data: Size does matter, but so does speed!

Guido De Caso / 2014-05-19 / Big Data
Big Data. I won’t even try to define the concept here, it has been around for a while and I assume that if you’ve reached this blog you’re somewhat of a techie. That said, if you’re an outsider to the tech industry (welcome, you!) or you’ve been frozen the last couple of years, there are pretty cool definitions here, and here, and… here. However, when mainstream media starts picking up a topic it causes an entirely different level of reach, and that’s been happening with Big Data lately. Continue reading