Entries by Philip Gillen

The importance of integration in the pursuit of great software

Let’s start by defining software or system integration. In information technology, “integration” is the process of linking together different computing systems and software applications physically or functionally, to act as a coordinated whole. Benefits of integration This makes a lot of sense. It is unrealistic to expect a single software vendor to provide the entirety […]

Microsoft Meltdown – Outage Post Mortem

On Friday, February 22 at 12:44 PM PST the Safefood 360 application became inaccessible to our customers for several hours. Three days earlier we experienced a briefer outage lasting over an hour. For this we are really sorry. Our software is hosted on the Microsoft Windows Azure Platform which is a global network of state of the […]