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When I first picked up Software Engineering at Google I thought it was another one of those FAANG books full of lessons that make no sense at human scale. I was surprised, the lessons apply to teams as small as 5.
The hardware and software worlds may seem poles apart, and in many ways, they indeed are. But there’s a wealth of knowledge that each can learn from the other. Despite the seemingly massive differences in the final product, they share more in common than you might expect.
At Ably, we run a large scale production infrastructure that powers our customers’ real-time messaging applications around the world. Like in most tech companies, this infrastructure is largely software-based; also like in most tech companies, much of that software is deployed and runs in Docker containers.
I’ve been lucky enough to use it for the past few weeks and so far has proven quite useful, having earned a place in my toolbox despite its rough edges. I also feel it signals a coming change in how we develop and reason about systems, a change which will allow us to go up a few layers of abstraction in the coming decades.
Since the last couple of weeks, I have been working on MySQL more closely. MySQL is a brilliant piece of software. I remember reading about all the sorting algorithms in college so I was curious to know which algorithm MySQL uses and how ORDER BY query works internally in such an efficient manner.