Cost vs. performance in the public cloud

An interesting article by Baron Schwartz on the MySQL Performance Blog comparing (anecdotally, anyway) the price/performance of public and private cloud database setups: Death match! EBS versus SSD price, performance, and QoS...

When is Open Source not Enough?

I recently contributed an article to CM Crossroads on when (or whether) to upgrade from an open source Continuous Integration (CI) system to a fully automated enterprise system.  It’s a question we get a lot.  To help our customers assess their needs, I always start by asking these seven questions:...

Using ElectricCommander to Parallelize Build and Test Processes

When we talk about parallel builds at Electric Cloud, we're most likely to be talking about ElectricAccelerator, which does an awesome job of speeding up builds automatically, giving 10-20x speedups on a regular basis. We sometimes forget to mention that ElectricCommander can also be used to parallelize build processes, with...

The Myth of Continuous Integration

Would you jump out of the airplane and then check your parachute rigging? Would you start your scuba dive before you checked that your air was turned on? Would you do your preflight check during the takeoff roll? I don't know anyone who would answer yes to any of these...

Anders Wallgren

Anders Wallgren is Chief Technical Officer of Electric Cloud. Anders brings with him over 25 years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Previously, Anders held executive and management positions at Aceva, Archistra, Impresse, Macromedia (MACR), Common Ground Software and Verity (VRTY). Anders holds a B.SC from MIT.

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