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Gavin Payne is a Microsoft Certified Architect who scopes, designs, implements and migrates mission critical data platforms.
The MQ-9 Reaper drone in flight

Linux Foundation plans open-source drone hit

The Linux Foundation is targeting drones through a project building a reliable open-source software platform for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The Dronecode Project is due to be announced today at the embedded Linux Conference in Dusseldorf, Germany. Dronecode Project is founded on the APM UAV software and code that had been …
Gavin Payne, 13 Oct 2014
Apple iPad with Retina Display

How the iPad ruined the lives of IT architects

For IT architects, one of the most important non-functional requirements to determine is the availability needs of a system’s users. It’s often expensive and risky adding availability features to an already deployed solution, so getting it right first time is important. In current times however, we’re being asked to regularly …
Gavin Payne, 02 Apr 2013