Author BioVille joined Qualtrics in April 2016 as a Software Engineer on the Core Platform team. Prior to Qualtrics, Ville spent 6 years working at Amazon and 4 years at Groupon. Most recently, Ville was on the API team at Groupon leading work to improve operational visibility. Ville graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2006. Ville's focus is on building low latency, high availability foundational services for the Qualtrics product platform. He was born in Finland and raised in Canada; unsurprisingly, when he's not writing code or playing with his two kids, you can find Ville at a local rink playing hockey.
Articles written by Ville Koskela
Build Isolation at Qualtrics
One of the key goals of build engineering is to create repeatable builds and one of the ways to help achieve that is by isolating builds. As you are all well aware, builds take on a familiar cycle, re...
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Docker Exec and Maven AppAssembler
Docker is a powerful tool for defining, building, deploying and running software in containers for self-contained distribution and isolation purposes. AppAssembler is a Maven plugin that is primarily ...
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Vert.x DynamoDb Client
Introduction This post explores writing a Vert.x DynamoDb Client to leverage asynchronous and non-blocking I/O and programming style. The Java language and core library support for asynchronous progr...
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