Polymath Engineer Weekly #1
Some inspiring links for you.
Hello, welcome to the very first issue of this newsletter!
Links of the Week
Redis Manifesto - 8 minutes read.
I’ve been using Redis for a long time, but only a short time ago I did find this gem. Here is a great example of expressing purpose and vision while designing a long term project.
Building Dashboards for Operational Visibility - 12 minutes read.
This is a post from The Amazon Builders' Library about how they design dashboards at AWS. Also, they explain how the visualizations evolve as the teams learn more about the systems they operate.
Career Advice - 5 minutes read.
This is a reflection on how to develop a successful career by learning multiple skills instead of putting all eggs in one basket.
Herding elephants: Lessons learned from sharding Postgres at Notion - 16 minutes read.
This is a very interesting post on how Notion sharded their PostgreSQL databases and lessons learned through the migration.
Proof of History: A Clock for Blockchain - 6 minutes read.
In this post Anatoly Yakovenko gives an explanation on how Proof of History works and why this is a game changer for blockchain scalability.
Hope you enjoyed the links. Have a nice week ;)