Month: April 2013

How to Enrich ScalaQuery with Nested Sessions and Transactions

Recently, we wrote an integration test in a Play Framework application using ScalaQuery which failed in a way that surprised us: we had misunderstood the library’s interface for database sessions and transactions. It turns out that nested usage of #withSession / #withTransaction are not supported by ScalaQuery 0.10.0-M1 out of the box. […]

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Puppet Camp Barcelona

I recently had the pleasure of being asked to speak at Puppet Camp Barcelona. I’d submitted a talk a few months ago about some of the problems my team was having with our uses of puppet, and how we’re adapting to change how we use puppet. I was extremely pleased […]

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Monitorama

This is a blog post that was written in 2013, but somehow was forgotten about. So here is a bit of history! — Andrew Parker Last month I got the chance to attend the Monitorama conference. This was out and out the best conference I’ve visited so far this year […]

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Devopsdays London

This is a blog post that was written in 2013, but somehow was forgotten about. So here is a bit of history! — Andrew Parker Most of our Infrastructure team and a couple of developers we had seconded to the team all attended the Devopsdays London conference a couple of […]

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