Lynette Miles

Goose, the open source load testing framework created by Tag1 CEO Jeremy Andrews, continues to show its performance and scalability capabilities. In this Tag1 Team Talk, Managing Director Michael Meyers joins VP of Software Engineering Fabian Franz for a demonstration of Goose’s rapid ramp-up and scaling by COO Narayan Newton. In this final talk in our series of live demonstrations of Goose, Narayan and Fabian break down how some of the methods used in part...

Lynette Miles

In this second part of our team talk series on live load testing with Goose, we focus on demonstrating load testing using a Gaggle. A Gaggle is a distributed load test running Goose from one or more servers. Here, we’re testing with 20,000 users using ten Workers and a Manager process on services spun up using Terraform.

Lynette Miles

Goose is the highly scalable load testing framework preferred by Tag1. In this series of Team Talks on Goose, we’ll take a look at how Goose scales on a single server, while distributed, and CEO Jeremy Andrews, VP of Software Engineering Fabian Franz, and Managing Director Michael Meyers walk through a demonstration of Goose load testing.

Lynette Miles

... In recent decades, voice interfaces have grown in both performance and popularity as users begin to seek novel ways to access information, especially through the uniquely human medium of spoken content. Services such as Alexa, Apple’s Siri, Google Home, Cortana, and so on drive more transactions and interactions every day. ...

Lynette Miles

DevOps is a word or phrase that’s getting more and more attention as organizations move more towards delivering applications and infrastructure services through automated IT processes. Rather than automate IT staff out of a job, DevOps aims to reduce time spent on repetitive processes and enable personnel to focus on bigger problems as well as developing technologies. DevOps, at its core, aims to build tools to help developers do their work, and deploy it more...

Lynette Miles

Disaster response is a critical humanitarian effort, requiring collaboration and organization - sometimes on a massive scale. From earthquakes in Nepal and Haiti to hurricanes in the Bahamas and other massive disasters, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) is a resource for relief efforts.

Lynette Miles

In our final installment of our series on Laravel, Senior Software Engineer Laslo Horvath and Managing Director Michael Meyers talk about the future of application development, and Laravel’s role in that future. Laravel’s strengths include a strong push towards reusable components. This methodology enables developers and designers to take advantage of using the things they need, and leave everything else behind. Laravel-based stacks enable website builders to more easily switch from developer to designer, and...

Lynette Miles

Many of Tag1’s team members have worked in various other companies and organizations during the 20 years Drupal has existed. In those many years, we have worked for and collaborated with other Drupal users and developers all over the world. This Tag1 Team Talk highlights one of those people.

Lynette Miles

There are pros and cons to every type of software installation - from ease of use and maintenance, to separation of concerns, to division of expertise. Finding the system that works best for you or your company may require a lot of research and some weighty decisions. Does a single system meet your needs? Do you have a great back end setup, but you need to separate your front end from it for business reasons?

Lynette Miles

Websites, like everything else, vary based on the needs of your organization. Website development tactics range from completely monolithic, where your application is single tier with all of your code running on as a single program on one platform, to fully decoupled, where your front and back ends are managed by different systems.