a history of graze, by google

Being the fast growth exciting technology company that we are, Google wanted to feature us as a case study for Apps for Work... who were we to argue? In doing so they helped us create this amazing infographic that shows some of the key tech landmarks in our history. Thanks…

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first iPhone 6 spotted at graze

Mica, head of data. Bigger than bigger. …

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The #geekTogether - takeaways

If you're interested in how the #geekTogether went then you might want to read Mica's review of it, guest blogging at IDG: http://www.idgconnect.com/abstract/8677/-geektogether-data-takeaways In short it was a great success, had great panel led conversation and revealed some very interesting trends. Huge congratulations and…

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Data experts descend on London for graze.com #geektogether

We're really excited about the #geekTogether event that we're hosting in London tonight and wanted to share the official press release - see you tonight! Innovative healthier snacking company hosts ‘Silicon Valley’ style knowledge sharing event. LONDON, July 30, 2014 – graze.com – the direct to consumer healthier snacking company – is…

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the graze data #geekTogether

Here at graze we are obsessed with continuously evolving, we use data in innovative ways to offer customers the best products and a unique customer experience. One of the data team’s New Year’s resolutions was to meet other like-minded data driven companies and learn how they use data…

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supervising the unsupervisable

As systems scale and react to growing user numbers, the way you use and transform your data changes. You'll probably build towards a system that works around processing queues, batch processing within daemons and pools of workers. There are many languages that are designed with this in mind, but in…

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ceo on technology at graze

Take a look around graze HQ in Richmond! via brrmedia…

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my first week in graze tech

Hi there, I'm Sam, the latest graduate hire and part of the web team here at graze. I'm a computer science graduate from Brunel University and have previously worked with PHP when developing a couple of side projects outside of my studies. My application to graze started by applying to…

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graze is coming to silicon milkroundabout

We're looking forward to Silicon Milkroundabout next week and hoping lots of you come along to chat to us. It's at the Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch, London on the 10-11 May. If you're looking to begin your career in a great, and growing tech team, or if you're looking…

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our favourite animated gifs

Here in the graze tech team we use hipchat to share interesting articles and engage in hilarious banter. We are big fans of using animated gifs in response to stupid questions and to settle arguments. Here are a selection of our favorites. Alan partridge eye roll Alan Partidge is popular…

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the graze css framework

In the graze web team we pride ourselves on being able to rapidly develop new features in response to our customer and business needs but that rapid pace of development has sometimes come with a bit of associated baggage. Graze used to have a separate mobile site that over time…

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testing at graze

Inspired by AirBnB's Testing at AirBnB article, I thought I would share some of what we do at graze to test our code before it makes it into production and what we're moving towards. At graze we are currently entering into a period of time where testing is becoming ever…

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behind the scenes at graze

graze has always been a technology company. We've custom built world-class technology that drives our logistics operation to get graze boxes efficiently from the graze kitchen to the customer and we would like to show it off. We want to inspire and excite the technologists of the future and show…

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environment modelling with a raspberry pi

Every graze site has a comms room for the local servers (DC slaves, DB slaves, local webservers/fileshares, etc.) and for the networking gear. As well as monitoring the devices in the comms room we need to monitor the health of the comms room itself. To achieve this we have…

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playing jenga at recruitment fairs

The graze tech team is growing at a remarkable rate. Our recent launch in the USA, along with our new kids and breakfast boxes mean we have a lot more demand on our time. So we're looking for hot tech talent! graze are investing in the future. We're looking for…

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new faces transforming our data team

As the company's appetite for data analysis and insight increases at an astonishing rate we have been looking for really talented data scientists and analysts to join the team. As a result we have 2 new faces here who need an introduction. Zoe Zoe joined us having completed a year's…

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welcome to mark

Our infrastructure team gets our first dedicated DevOps engineer Our infrastructure team is now shifting its focus onto future international expansion and automating and scaling our systems for the rapid growth we will see over the next 12 months. We are focussing on streamlining our developer processes, building the best…

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networked services

Services over a physical or virtual network interface We discussed in a previous post about our ongoing efforts to move some core systems out into their own services. This will help us scale our more memory and CPU intensive processes as we need, but relying on remote systems doesn't come…

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shell commands with python

cmd_utils - Easier Shell Commands with Python Here at Graze we use puppet to handle all our server configuration, but we still find plenty of times when we need to run scripts outside of puppet. Whether it's for deploying code, running those one off commands or running one command…

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service oriented communication

Handling service interoperability SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) is a widely implemented software design pattern, whereby certain areas of a system are separated off into services. It offers many benefits that include the freedom to use the right technologies for the job, security through isolation, true separation of concerns, and the…

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