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Using Kubernetes Pod Metadata to Improve Zipkin Traces

Improving Zipkin traces by utilizing Kubernetes Pod Metadata for debugging latency issues across microservices

9/19/2018
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Hands-Off Deployment with Canary

A blogpost about implementing hands-off deployment using Canary at SoundCloud.

8/29/2018
Jane StreetJane Street

What the interns have wrought, 2018 edition

Reflecting on the accomplishments of interns at the end of the season.

8/6/2018
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Creating Readable Spark Jobs

Improving the readability of Apache Spark jobs for efficient data processing at SoundCloud and other companies.

8/6/2018
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Getting a Team Back on Track

A guide to managing and improving a struggling team, including personal experiences and strategies for getting them back on track.

7/25/2018
Jane StreetJane Street

Plans for OCaml 4.08

Plans for OCaml 4.08 include improvements and features to be included in the upcoming release.

6/29/2018
SoundCloudSoundCloud

Defining a Role with a Retrospective Activity

Exploring the use of retrospectives to define and refine roles in agile engineering teams.

6/22/2018
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Project Necromancy

Reviving a project using common tools found at home.

6/5/2018
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Engineering Levels at SoundCloud

The importance of learning, growth, and employee development at SoundCloud for engineers.

5/24/2018
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Keeping Counts In Sync

Tracking play counts in real time to provide creators with accurate and up-to-date statistics on their popular songs and fanbase impact.

5/11/2018
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Running Android UI Test Suites on Firebase Test Lab

Running Android UI Test Suites on Firebase Test Lab speeds up UI test execution on mobile devices and emulators.

5/4/2018
Jane StreetJane Street

Repeatable exploratory programming

A blogpost about using Expect tests for repeatable exploratory programming

4/22/2018