At tombola, we use Amazon’s ECS (Elastic Container Service) to schedule and orchestrate many of our services. While this has many benefits to traditional application hosting, it also brings new challenges – Not least of all monitoring. Picture this scenario: You have an application running on a cluster of machines, those machines are completely redundant; […]

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Sometimes you come across something so useful and unobtrusive you find yourself telling everyone to try it. I came across some of these things recently in the Stylish plugin and the excellent GitHub Wide style. While we all agree GitHub and the openness it brings to our codebase is awesome we can’t seem to agree […]

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