Congratulations Brimbank Libraries! Welcome to the Koha Community.
Late last year, Brimbank Libraries undertook a major upgrade to their library software system. With the support of Catalyst IT, Brimbank replaced their 20 year old library...
Serverless Computing in OpenStack
Qinling delivers Function as a Service (Serverless Computing) in OpenStack clouds.
Lingxian Kong and Feilong Wang are senior cloud engineers from the Catalyst Cloud...
Blockchain 101 - part 2
In my previous post I covered key concepts fundamental to understanding blockchain technology, and detailed a small handful of real world use-cases. In this post I...
Work In Progress
On November 8, some Catalystas attended the Work in Progress Conference in Wellington.
We had the privilege of listening to a whole day of incredible speakers who opened our...
Moving away from Symantec Certificate Authorities
An ever-growing number of security issues have been identified with certificates issued by Symantec Certificate Authorities (CAs) over recent years. Affected certificates include...
Cutting our AWS spend in half
It often seems that, by default, our AWS monthly spends go in only one direction - up.
Our AWS cost reduction strategy has evolved over time, through the work we’ve done for...
Security vulnerabilities: what you need to know
Overnight, security weaknesses have been published in the WPA2 protocol used by most home and commercial Wi-Fi systems, including public Wi-Fi. The attack that...
Chris Cormack, Brendan A. Gallagher
Koha plus FOLIO: a solution for connected library services
Catalyst and Bywater Solutions are both vendors for Koha library management system. We have worked together in the Koha community for 8 years. Both...
You’ve heard of bitcoin, and you read about Silk Road a while back. Bitcoin is just ‘geek money’ and you can’t possibly do anything useful with it... right?
Vagrant and LXD
Managing Development Environments
We use a variety of technologies to help us manage development environments. One of these is Linux Containers, and more...
SilverStripe at Catalyst
Catalyst’s Agile SilverStripe Team is a group of six dedicated IT professionals with a combined professional experience in website and web-application...
Catalyst and the Public Sector
Catalyst was formed in Wellington in 1997. Over the last twenty years, we have developed longstanding successful relationships with a wide range of public sector agencies,...
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