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From Zero to Hero: My best practices when building a new software service from scratch

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A new project always starts with a spark, an idea. In my case, we had an older service that was coming to its peak capacity and needed to be replaced with a more up-to-date and efficient service. The service is responsible to keep our internal data in sync with our signalling control instance. I was tasked with this particular project, and faced ma...
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Why are TDRs so interesting for Comfone engineers?

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When somebody overhears talk about a TDR, their first thought might be about the WHO's Research and Training for Tropical Diseases, 'ticket deposit receipt' or even a Yamaha TDR motorcycle...  However, I work at Comfone, so when somebody mentions 'TDR', my mind jumps straight to 'Transaction Data Records'. Most people in roaming might think th...
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Getting ready for 2021: How we have future- proofed our network

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 2020 has certainly been a busy year for the IPX team. This year, we have completely renewed our signalling network, and the system now runs on virtualised STPs and DRA clusters. The great thing about this change is that it allows us to future-proof our business. Now that 2020 is coming to an end, it's time to look forward to 2021 and ask what...
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