David Wybourn

David Wybourn

I am a software developer at Scott Logic, my experience is in back end server software in C/C++ and Java, however I'm continuously learning new higher level and specilist languages such as Groovy, Scala, Python, Go, etc.

Articles

Service discovery with Docker Swarm

For the last few months we’ve been working on a very DevOps focused project. As such we’ve used AWS, infrastructure as code, Docker and microservices. The different microservices were initially running all on one box, each with a different port. This solution wasn’t scalable or very practical. We couldn’t have...

Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce

What is ‘Big’ Data? Big data is one of those buzz phrases that gets thrown round a lot, companies love saying they work with ‘Big’ data, but what is ‘Big’ data? When does data get so big that it can be called Big data? One Gigabyte? How about a Terabyte,...