My name is Rich and I am an automation addict – there, I’ve said it! For the last decade I have been evangelising and putting automation into action to help provide repeatable and reproducible (more on these two important words later) systems to deliver code and monitor systems.
Last Thursday (14th May) saw the inaugural “Meet Betfair” event take place at Betfair Towers, London. The evening featured a series of lightening talks from developers working on core Exchange technologies.
Topics ranged from a history of our architectural evolution to how continuous delivery pipelines are helping cut out manual process from our production deployments. There was even time for a quick maths lesson to discuss how probability is used to calculate odds and “cross match” bets.
When your teams create a market-leading product – we think it is important to go and celebrate…. on the river…with a speedboat!
This is exactly what our Exchange Platform teams did following the launch of cross-market liquidity matching – something Betfair talked about publicly in the half year financial results in December 2014: FY15 H1 results