One of the things MustWin prides itself on is our ability to deliver value to our clients quickly. We do this through smart technology choices, good organizational practices and an intense focus on managing our people well.
Being enthusiastic about delivering value to our customers joins our team together. It’s fun working with people that care as much about our products like we do.
Read the full post: Maintaining Velocity by Mike Ihbe
Metrics provides the insight into your production systems that gives you the understanding you need to resolve performance issues and detect problems quickly and effectively.
The impetus behind sharding is typically that your database machines are becoming unsustainably large. In our case, we had huge quarter million dollar machines with tons of spinning disks. Leveling up this monstrosity would have been untenably expensive.
Read the full Yammer Engineering Blog post: Sharding a Large Rails App by Mike Ihbe