Review of Clean Architecture

Jan. 17, 2018 by

Like Building Evolutionary Architectures, Clean Architecture : A Craftsman’s Guide to Software Structure and Design has given me a lot to think about. There is a paradigm shift happening in

What does a senior software developer do?

Jan. 10, 2018 by

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.” – Lewis Carroll (Charles L.

Fitness Functions for Architecture

Jan. 3, 2018 by

I’ve just finished reading Ford’s, Parson’s, and Kua’s recent book, Building Evolutionary Architectures. Building Evolutionary Architectures is the software architecture guide for the 21st century. The couple hours that I

I’m speaking at SQL Saturday!

Dec. 22, 2017 by

I’m speaking as part of an internationally distinguished group of data experts at SQL Saturday on February 17, 2018 in Wellington. My talk is on migrating SQL Server to AWS

Monitor your business with Elasticsearch

Dec. 8, 2017 by

I presented to the Wellington AWS User Group yesterday on how to monitor the activities being facilitated and automated by software just as professionally as the software itself is monitored.