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Coding Horror: Scaling Up vs. Scaling Out: Hidden Costs

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

blog post about scale up and scale out, and hidden costs introduced by administration licensing costs for proprietary software. "Last monday we upgraded our core database server after a power outage knocked the site offline. I haven’t touched this…

Coding Horror: Scaling Up vs. Scaling Out: Hidden Costs

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

blog post about scale up and scale out, and hidden costs introduced by administration licensing costs for proprietary software. "Last monday we upgraded our core database server after a power outage knocked the site offline. I haven’t touched this…

Coding Horror: Scaling Up vs. Scaling Out: Hidden Costs

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

blog post about scale up and scale out, and hidden costs introduced by administration licensing costs for proprietary software. "Last monday we upgraded our core database server after a power outage knocked the site offline. I haven’t touched this…

In praise of “boring” technology | Spotify Labs

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

More often than not, the right tool for the job is piece of software that has been around for some time, with proven success. One example would be writing a backend service in Java or Python instead of Go or Node.JS. Another example would be storing da…

In praise of “boring” technology | Spotify Labs

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

More often than not, the right tool for the job is piece of software that has been around for some time, with proven success. One example would be writing a backend service in Java or Python instead of Go or Node.JS. Another example would be storing da…

In praise of “boring” technology | Spotify Labs

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

More often than not, the right tool for the job is piece of software that has been around for some time, with proven success. One example would be writing a backend service in Java or Python instead of Go or Node.JS. Another example would be storing da…

Security Engineering – A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Security Engineering , by Ross Andreson. ‘It’s beautiful. This is the best book on the topic there is’ Bruce Schneier

Security Engineering – A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Security Engineering , by Ross Andreson. ‘It’s beautiful. This is the best book on the topic there is’ Bruce Schneier

Security Engineering – A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Security Engineering , by Ross Andreson. ‘It’s beautiful. This is the best book on the topic there is’ Bruce Schneier

Don’t Call Yourself A Programmer, And Other Career Advice | Kalzumeus Software

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Read it. Take it with a grin of salt* . Nevertheless, the piece gives you sort of accurate prospective on how business views/values your engineering position