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Thomas Barns

Thomas Barns

I'm responsible for service definition at Capacitas and help ensure consistent best practice across programmes. Over the past 14 years, I provided capacity and performance expertise to clients and helped Capacitas shift focus, complemented by automated data analysis. Regularly I speak and present on these subjects at conferences and in other forums.

Recent Posts

10th November 2020 by 
Thomas Barns

Author: Dr. Manzoor Mohammed

Estimated read time: 3 minutes

Teams are always looking to get better visibility of their systems. The first step on this journey is to invest in APM tools and/or build in-house...

07th October 2020 by 
Thomas Barns

Authors: Thomas Barns & Manzoor Mohammed

Estimated read time: 2 minutes

At the heart of an SRE strategy is a desire to engineer a reliable solution 'up-front' rather than spending time on fire-fighting. However...

01st October 2020 by 
Thomas Barns

Estimated read time: 2 minutes

Scaling of eCommerce sites is relatively easy - scaling a SaaS service is much harder for the following reasons:

  • Demand is outside of your control
  • Some users have disproportionate...
28th August 2020 by 
Thomas Barns

Reviewing your cloud bill will only save you 25% of your cloud overspend. To unlock the rest of the savings you need to look deeper. Here are 2 other places you need to look to really optimise your cloud spend.

19th August 2020 by 
Thomas Barns

A sales peak should be the best and most exciting time for your business, and for your IT teams who support it. To make that true for you, you need a structured playbook to get the most out of Black Friday.

I...