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Two chapters from the book Understanding Distributed Systems by Roberto vitillo
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To consolidate languages, frameworks, technologies, or not to consolidate them? A roundup of approaches.
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“Politics” has a bad reputation in tech companies. What is it, why is it important, and how can you get good at the “right” type of politics?
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Exclusive details about the collapse of the formerly high-flying startup. Could tech employees have known sooner they were on a sinking ship?
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Amazon slowing hiring and Booking.com rescinding offers in some countries. Also: why is there an uptick in layoffs?
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A broad overview of the data engineering field by former Facebook data engineer Benjamin Rogojan.
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Snap and Uber are closing offices, while Apple is mandating a return to the office. And more.
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What I’ve learned about the newsletter business, plans for the coming year, and some numbers.
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“Politics” has a bad reputation in tech companies. What is it, why is it important, and how can you get good at the “right” type of politics?
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The end of Netflix’s 25-year policy of one level for all software engineers. Also, pay rises across Shopify and Oracle, and more.
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Resilient payments systems, large-scale data storage with OLTP and OLAP systems, platform team challenges, and more.
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