The Impact of Golang on Systems Development at bet365

Alan Reed, Head of Sports Development, Hillside Technology, part of bet365, explains the tools and skills needed by his firm, including programming language Golang Originally…

Bet Builder – From Concept To System

Introduction bet365’s Bet Builder is a feature that allows Customers to construct their own personalised pre-match or In-Play Soccer bet. For example: Luis Suarez to…

RIAK Development Roadmap Workshop 2018

Last year bet365 hosted the first RIAK Development Workshop where the RIAK community came together in a post-Basho world to discuss the work needed to…

Neil O

Testing the Algorithm – Evaluating TLA plus

If writing distributed algorithms is hard, proving they work with the many permutations of state in a highly concurrent distributed architecture is next to impossible.…

Darren W

GopherCon UK 2018

August 1st – Workshops Using and extending the Kubernetes API programmatically Workshop tutors: Stefan Schimanski & Michael Hausenblas Kubernetes is the de-facto standard for container…

Neil O

Reducing The Footprint Of Our Virtual Sports Streaming Platform

…and improving on HLS latency and our ability to scale in the process Background For over a decade we have been operating a suite of…

More for less, more or less

I have always loved simple designs, being able to look at something and see immediately how it works without needing to ask the person who…

Riak Update

Riak has come a long way since the unfortunate demise of Basho Technologies. With the release of Riak KV 2.2.5 (https://github.com/basho/riak/blob/riak-2.2.5/RELEASE-NOTES.md), which is the first…

Moving between technologies

…and the challenges that we face when bringing in change and enforcing it For this post we are going to have a look at how…

RIAK Workshop Summary

Between 12th and 13th of October bet365 hosted the first post-Basho RIAK developer workshop. Over the two days, the international RIAK community came together at…

Neil O

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