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Gliffy added to the Google Apps Marketplace

By Chris Kohlhardt on Jul 13, 2010 in Latest & Greatest

Background Back in 2005 when Clint, myself, and the other founders of Gliffy were contemplating what sort of product we wanted to build for our little startup, we generally focused on one central idea. We believed that most desktop software would be moving onto the web, and by leveraging our unique experience of building rich…

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Moving in with Gliffy

By David Copeland on Aug 12, 2008 in Latest & Greatest

My girlfriend and I recently decided to move in together, sharing my 2-bedroom condo in Washington, DC. The master bedroom is currently my “man-cave” (which houses the equipment to support my expensive pro audio hobby). Its generous walk-in closet is a pack-rat’s dream, holding, among other things, four boxes of G.I. Joe toys, five of…

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Moving Gliffy Diagrams

By Keith Rockhold on Jan 10, 2008 in Tips and Tricks

Looking for a way to move your floor plan diagram? Here is the best way to move your Gliffy Online diagram from one document to another without having to reference another page: With the diagram you’d like to move open: 1) Decide the items you’d like to move 2) Click on one shape you’d like…

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Hidden Meanings in GOT

By Mary Nielsen on Jun 22, 2016 in Latest & Greatest

Ever tried figuring out how the heck people and houses are connected in Game of Thrones? There are ways, sure. Reddit. Wiki of Ice and Fire. Family tree jpegs. The list goes on. But nothing’s really mapped out in a way that makes sense. At Gliffy we believe that laying something out visually (no matter…

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The Turtle and the Hare: A Recap of 3 Days of Downtime

By Eric Chiang on Mar 25, 2016 in Stories

Like many companies, Gliffy has been on a journey to migrate our services to an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform. In fact, our latest Atlassian add-on product, Gliffy Diagrams in JIRA Cloud, was built from the ground up using an IaaS and architected as a collection of microservices enabled by Docker.

Being pragmatic, we chose to migrate pieces of our Gliffy Online (GO) platform towards this architecture over time rather than take on a complete rewrite. Therefore, the bulk of our GO infrastructure still resides at a fully-managed hosting provider. It was this part of our infrastructure that suffered downtime as a result of a simple human error.

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Entity Relationship Diagrams: Symbols & Meaning

By Liza Mock on Jan 04, 2016 in Stories,Tips and Tricks

The Entity-Relationship Model is used for describing data and the relationship between different entities in a database. It creates a visual map outlining process requirements and detailing connections among entities and their attributes. The Entity-Relationship Model was created in the mid-1970s by Peter Chen, but over time, it has been modified and updated. Let’s look…

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