Scott Rankin

  • “Cloud computing.” “Mainframes.” These terms are often used without much context or explanation. To a technologist, these terms are really shorthand for two very different approaches to software design, development, and delivery. In this article, we will discuss the two terms and their implications for business technology. “Mainframe” conjures visions of stark white datacenters filled…

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  • In part one of this series, we discussed the radical transformation of the Motus internal systems as we moved from a legacy monolithic application to a service-based platform. This post will detail the evolution our staging and production systems undertook in order to support the new platform.

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  • Overview Over the last three years, the technology platform at Motus has undergone a radical transformation. This time three years ago, we had three physical servers in a rack somewhere in Texas hosting two monolithic applications and one database. Every developer and tester had their own full Linux VM that required constant care and feeding…

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