cx_Oracle with AWS Lambda

Using an AWS Python Lambda to read a CSV in S3 and update an Oracle RDS instance.

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Standing up against stand ups

In the first post following on from That’s not agile I want to look at a practice I find to be one of the most tricky and contentious issues I encounter when discussing Agile, especially with developers: the daily stand up. Many Agile people tell me that these daily …

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That's not agile

I often hear “I do agile” and “That’s not agile” and I’m starting to put it into the same bucket as “That’s not an enterprise approach”. Such terms are often used to reassure those that have just heard that “Agile is good” or as a pre-emptive strike …

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Continuous Integration

“It works on my machine” really translates to “I don’t know why it works - I just clicked buttons” and the offender forced to buy lunch for the team

Continuous Integration (CI) focusses on ensuring that a project’s code successfully builds whenever the code base (usually stored in a …

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