Enhanced Testing – Roadmap 2020

Cristie’s Virtual Appliance software console has a new feature for CloneManager, enhanced testing for physical environments. Scott and Jordan give us the roadmap overview for this new feature. If you’d like to know more, see a demo or set up a free trial of our software, just email Scott on sales@cristie.com or call +44 (0) […]


Empirical Technical Debt

Determining the cost and location of technical debt using measurements of velocity in a DevOps organisation. By measuring the time it takes to make change, and the locations where change is hardest, we estimate the interest we are paying on technical debt and the best place to start paying off the capital.


SysBack 7.1

Cristie are pleased to announce the release of SysBack 7.1 for AIX, the first release of SysBack for AIX constructed and tested at Cristie. This includes support of TSM 8.1.4 and above using SSL certificates, modifications and corrections to the licensing model and minor bug fixes in scripts, code and documentation.


Mixing the old and the new

If you haven’t tested your recoveries, you do not have backups. All well and good, but in a heterogeneous computing environment systems rely on each other …and sometimes, some of those systems pre-date virtualisation and require extra care…


Don’t go chasing waterfalls

In 1910 Henry Gantt laid out a framework that was used in World War 1 to manage the manoeuvring of weaponry, “The Gantt Chart” has been part of project management vocabulary ever since. In his book “The art of doing twice the work in half the time” Jeff Sutherland explains…