While working with AWS and attending various AWS conferences I noticed what looked like remote control cars racing around a small track but without a human ‘driving’ them. I discovered this was known as Deepracer. It looked intriguing but I didn’t imagine this interest would extend to getting involved in a work based way. That … Continue reading An introduction to AWS Deepracer
What is AWS Systems Manager? AWS Systems Manager gives you visibility and control of your infrastructure on AWS. Systems Manager provides a unified user interface so you can view operational data from multiple AWS services and allows you to automate operational tasks across your AWS resources. In simple terms, it’s a series of tools that … Continue reading AWS Systems Manager – What is it and why do we use it?
I joined Invotra over two and a half years ago as an apprentice in Invotra’s QA team. When I started it was my first job and my first role as a tester, so it was quite daunting at the time, to say the least. Over the past couple of years, I have gained a range … Continue reading Lessons I’ve learned as a QA tester
Invotra provides intranet services on a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) basis. This means that most updates to our product, whether they are new features, improvements or bug fixes, are managed within the context of our bi-weekly release cycle. I previously described our approach to maintaining quality in our releases here. However, some of the functional changes we … Continue reading How Invotra is ensuring quality in project delivery
What is SSO? Single Sign-On (SSO) is an authentication service which lets a user log in to multiple applications and/or websites after only one prior login. Behind the scenes, that successful login is used to prove the user’s identity going forward. Therefore, SSO enables access to countless services without the need to repeatedly enter usernames … Continue reading SSO SOS: One Login to Rule Them All