Effective team collaboration with scrum #2: Efficiency boost

Thursday, 13 April 2017

When using a Software Development Methodology (SDM) you hope it improves the efficiency of your team. Using scrum as your team's SDM has many advantages, but what does it mean exactly for your team's efficiency?

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The startup story #11: SiriDB, up and running

Friday, 07 April 2017

It has been two months since the release of SiriDB, our open source time series database. The release in the beginning of February was a milestone for us since we’ve been working on SiriDB for quite some time. First only for in company use and since February for everyone! Time for a recap.

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Effective team collaboration with SCRUM #1: Choosing a development methodology

Friday, 17 March 2017

Managing a software development project can be hard, it also has a big influence on how effective the collaboration of the team is in software projects. This makes choosing a software development methodology (SDM) an important task when starting a project. There’s a large list of available, well thought of, software development methodologies and every one of them has its pros and cons. Making the right SDM choice will positively affect the outcome and the expenses of the project.

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The startup story #10: releasing SiriDB

Friday, 24 February 2017

SiriDB, our open source time series database, has been released! In January 2017, exactly two years after the first version of SiriDB was born, we’ve released it as open source. This is the second part of our release story!

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The startup story #9: the switch: from intern to employee

Friday, 03 February 2017

At Transceptor Technology we are constantly searching for growth, not only in software but also within our startup itself. Young talent does not come around every day and we are therefore delighted that Timo started with us as an intern in September 2016. Now, six months later, Timo shares his experience through this blog and has some extra positive news to announce!

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Transceptor Technology releases SiriDB as open source

Monday, 30 January 2017

The world around data is growing. Fast. All the data within organizations contains valuable information when collected correctly. How can you use this data to improve your organization’s efficiency? SiriDB creates insights in your data based on time series / tick data.

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The startup story #8: pre-product release

Friday, 16 December 2016

There are several special moments in a company’s existence. But the most exciting time is when you’ve worked long and hard on a project and it is finally going to be released. That’s what we’re doing and we’re taking you with us!

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Migrating a TSDB from Python to native C

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

With the upcoming release of our time series database as an open source database we’d like to reveal a bit more about the process. SiriDB is a time series database that has been in private development for two years now, mainly used for our own IT infrastructure monitoring system. In these two years we perfected the database to be capable of massive datasets, blazing fast and never offline. How did we do this?

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The startup story #7: Chaos in my head: working in IT with autism

Friday, 11 November 2016

Every company consists of various kinds of people. Different worlds and different visions come together in an attempt to reach the same goal. This is often expressed by using Holland’s six personality types. Every person can identify themself most by one of the types. How do all these personalities fit together so well?

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The startup story #6: Google Drive for your startup

Friday, 14 October 2016

Google Drive is like a where you can keep all of your documents. Google’s idea of a central place to keep your documents located without the risk of losing them by an coffee mug accident is ideal. On the go, in the train, on an airplane and at home, Google Drive brings all of your documents closer by than ever.

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The startup story #5: Familiar with IT terminology?

Friday, 30 September 2016

For everyone that is not familiar with the IT or software industry it can be quite intriguing to hear software engineers and developers having a conversation. What is open source software or what’s the difference between software and hardware? Once you’re in this industry these terms are everyday business, but for outsiders it appears to be a completely different world.

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Part 3: Migrating pySnmp

Friday, 23 September 2016

In my previous blogs I first introduced asynchronous Python calls and later SNMP. In this article I combine the two and show how to asynchronously get a subtree with pysnmp.

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Part 2: A SNMP introduction

Wednesday, 07 September 2016

In my previous blog post I introduced a problem that exists with some implementations of asynchronous programming. In Oversight we extensively use async programming, especially for retrieving values with snmp. This article is a brief introduction to snmp and pysnmp and serves together with my previous post as background for for my next post.

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The startup story #4: working from your couch

Friday, 02 September 2016

Welcome to 2016, where remote working is just as normal as getting up in the morning to go to a real office. The magic of remote working is spreading fast over the IT business and we, as well, have taken part in this phenomenon. We’ve found that for a startup like ours, remote working is the way to go.

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Part 1: Avoiding callback hell in Python

Friday, 19 August 2016

Callback hell in Javascript is a known phenomenon and can quickly become unmanageable, with Python’s new async functionality we can learn from our old mistakes.

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The startup story #3: blogging your way up

Friday, 12 August 2016

Blogging within a company? For many people it sounds strange. Isn’t blogging mainly done by famous people with very, very exciting stories to tell? This is no longer true, and when you look around in the business world you’ll see that blogging has become a real phenomenon. Blogging is trendy.

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The startup story #2: the direction & frustration

Friday, 29 July 2016

Like many of us perhaps know, the first day of work is always a little scary. You don’t know your colleagues yet, you don’t know the workplace etiquette and even the coffee machine is unfamiliar. I’m pretty sure we’ve all gone through this phase once before, I know I have. In an existing company this is usually the process, you know your job before you start it, but what about a startup?

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The startup story #1: choosing your startup name

Friday, 15 July 2016

Once you have decided to become part of the brave group of ‘startup starters’, the true entrepreneur emerges and you’ll do anything to make it successful. Starting a startup also brings along some challenges that in your initial enthusiasm didn’t seem like much of an obstacle.

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Transceptor Technology releases its brand new website!

Monday, 11 July 2016

Finally it's here! After months of hard work, sweat and a lot of coffee we have released the new Transceptor Technology site! This Dutch startup is ready to bring some fresh air into the software market, and how can we better inform you about what we do and who we are? Right! A brand new website!

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