Destination AARhus TechBlog

The Destination AARhus tech blog is a unique collection of continuous technical insights from experts within IT. Representing leading companies from Greater Aarhus, they seek to share their knowledge and insights into current IT challenges, developments, and features.
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Listen to your Pipes or How Acoustic Measurements are used to Locate Water Leaks

September 18, 2020

We have all heard it, and the UN Sustainable Development Goal No. 6 highlights it — clean (drinking) water is a scarce source that we need to protect. But how are leaks in pipe networks actually discovered if the leak does not manifest itself as a new water fountain in Mrs Smith’s backyard?

By Sune Dupont
Development Engineer, Kamstrup


Instrumenting Code in C# for Observability

September 1st, 2020

When running a lot of microservices, a lot of things happen! You need observability to know what’s happening, the duration of it, and how often. In Danske Bank, we’re running a mobile bank across 5+ markets with more than a million users. I’ll show you how to instrument your C# code for observability.

By Mathias Hermann
Senior Software Architect, Danske Bank


Part 2: Avoiding Null-Pointer Exceptions in a Modern Java Application

August 21st, 2020

While I hopefully convinced you in the previous post that returning null is correct in some cases. In this post, I am going to tell you that you shouldn’t if you can avoid it. Whenever you add a new method to the code base that may return nothing, you should…

By Jens Christian B. Madsen
Systems Developer, Systematic


Part 1: Avoiding Null-Pointer Exceptions in a Modern Java Application

August 18th, 2020

I’m not one to tell Turing-award winners like Hoare how to design programming languages, but I will say that I don’t think null is inherently bad. I will discuss why that is, when you should and shouldn’t use null, and how to elegantly handle null-values over in the following two blog posts…

By Jens Christian B. Madsen
Systems Developer, Systematic

Skærmbillede 2020-08-05 kl. 10.18.00

How We Develop AI-driven Solutions

August 5th, 2020

At Delegate, using AI and Machine Learning in our solutions is not a goal in itself but merely a progression of different levels of our clients’ data-driven business practices. Mastering one technology is not enough and understanding how people and businesses work is just as essential….

By Erik David Johnson
AI-Specialist, Delegate

Skærmbillede 2020-07-16 kl. 11.15.36

Our Digital Transformation towards a Successful Big Data Platform

July 16th, 2020

Our quote is ”You can’t optimize what you can’t measure”, and regarding the optimizing part that’s where I as Chief Architect and my teammates in the Analytics and Data Science department come in. Our goal is to create and deliver the next generation of SaaS products for data analysis in the utility sector…

By Jesper Færgemann
Chief Architect in the Analytics and Data Science department, Kamstrup


Organizational Prerequisites for Scrum

July 6th, 2020

I have found that when Scrum fails, it is frequently because some of the organizational prerequisites for using Scrum are not in place. This is understandable because Scrum consultants and Scrum literature usually…

By Jan Reher
Lead Systems Engineer, Systematic


Streaming Applications Using AWS AppStream 2.0

June 23rd, 2020

Most IT engineers have tried to log in to a remote desktop and use a virtual machine for specific applications, which your laptop may not be able to run. This often requires you to create a new AWS EC2…

By Kasper Therkildsen Søndergaard
Junior IT Engineer, The LEGO Group


What Goes Into a Modern Frontend Developer’s Tech-stack?

June 8th, 2020

Being in the frontend development industry can be both overwhelming and exciting at the same time. The constant change and continuous improvements around frameworks, languages, and architecture concepts…

By Elena Ciobanu
Frontend Developer, Grundfos


Getting the Power Grid Ready for the Green Future

May 25th, 2020

With the increasing electrification of society caused by e.g. heat pumps and electric vehicles, the distribution system operators (DSO), which deliver power to our homes, offices, schools, etc. are facing a new challenge…

By Kristoffer Rønne Andersen
Data Scientist, Kamstrup


How Your Tech Company Can Help Fight Climate Change

May 7th, 2020

The fight to reduce carbon emissions by 70% in 2030 is a huge business opportunity and a playground for new technology. The Danish government has set an ambitious goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions…

By Søren Toft
Software Pilot, Trifork

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