#492 Aging programmer


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Aging programmer

Back in college, they told me that I would start my career writing code, but eventually, I would move to a position where I would ask others to code my designs. To celebrate that this turned out to be completely false, here are some assorted reflections as a 40-year-old programmer that looks back.

A history of ARM: Building the first chip

It was 1983, and Acorn Computers was on top of the world. Unfortunately, trouble was just around the corner.

How we reduced our annual server costs by 80%

Zsot Varga shares how Prerender saved $800k by removing their reliance on AWS and building in-house infrastructure to handle traffic and cached data.

6 Best Practices to Manage Pull Request Creation and Feedback

In this article we’ll provide some best practices on how. We’ll first go into detail about how improving PRs can improve a team’s efficiency and outputs and then we’ll take a look at the best practices that have helped DoorDash improve our software development life cycle.

Mitigating the Noisy Neighbour Multitenancy Problem

In a multi-tenant system, you have multiple different "tenants" (often "customers") who share the same compute resources. This can result in significant cost savings compared with deploying a completely separate instance of your application for every single customer (as well as reducing the operational overhead of managing lots of infrastructure).


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