Tech

A SysOps/DevOps engineer in Spirula contributes to the hard work, dedication and persistence of Spirula's technical team in a geeky work environment. They experience intense aspects of resolving technical issues by applying their own creative problem solving techniques. To be able to do that, the following...

A few days ago, one of our clients presented an interesting problem. They had several editions of an application with each edition being served for a specific client through his own subdomain. There exists a client(subdomain)-edition(document root) mapping in the database. They need to be able to map each client...

In the previous post, we talked about service discovery and how it become an important component of modern environments, and we tried to set up a Consul cluster and to register/deregister a python application with Consul and saw how to use Consul-template to update the...

As part of the expansion plan in the business operations in Spirula Systems, we are currently seeking to hire a Business Developer.   Job Responsibilities • Plan and monitor the business process of the company; in order to build a market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and...

Service Discovery became an important component to most environments who can’t be satisfied with static and manual configuration of components. Modern service discovery tools can provide a way for components in production environments to find and communicate with each other, so that it allows the service...

Ever since Opsview officially announced the deprecation of Opsview Core, the Nagios based monitoring and alerting system we use for monitoring applications and services on all servers that we manage, we have been looking for alternative monitoring solutions. Last week, we started exploring  Prometheus, a newly released open...

Spirula’s CEO, Ahmed Mekkawy, took part in CTO Connect event, organized by Startup MENA, in Alexandria on Saturday June 6, at M3mal co-working space.  The event targeted entrepreneurs and geeks, on “how to do a better job of building and managing your techie startup”, providing...

Following an expansion strategy in Spirula’s business operations, we have consequently decided to expand our standard technical operations service hours to be 12 hours daily instead of only 8, covering from 8 am to 8 pm. This new approach will help us serve new customers...

Spirula Systems took part in Mushtarak’s opening in Dokki, Cairo. Mushtarak is Egypt’s first tech hub; a space for techies and geeks from different backgrounds, and with different interests, to network and collaborate, in order to come up with innovative ways to use technology to...

Today, Spirula Systems is 5 years old! Five years ago, Spirula Systems started with a vision of supporting and encouraging business decision makers in adopting Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), by offering high quality, reliable, and affordable services. The journey wasn’t easy, but we made it! We’re...