Rob’s interests in computing are wide and varied, having been involved in programming everything from assembly language on embedded processors through to web stack.
He has been a consultant at Catalyst Computing Services for the past 11 years, particularly enjoying the opportunity to do detailed research - be it looking at performance, assessing different options for a client, or finding solutions to new problems.
He has degrees in mathematics, and computer speech & language processing.
Talks I've Given
Making Mistakes (and Triumphs) with Microservices - Stories From A Real Microservices Project
Featuring Robert Westwood and Peter Marriott
A new project with a microservices architecture, RESTful interfaces, devops, Docker containers, ETL tools and polyglot data storage - and of course all deployed to the cloud. Have we been sucked in by the hype, or is this a brilliant way of writing software?microservices mucon restful docker