I don’t have enough
It’s been a rough week. We’ve been migrating our file storage for Highrise and you can imagine how difficult that is for a product running since 2007 with millions of users.
And it hadn’t gone that well.
Fortunately, we had enough backup procedures in place to handle most problems. But still, on Thursday morning at 3AM I was nervously watching the error queue for more fires.
How’d I get here?
I don’t mean that in a negative sense. This barely raised my blood pressure. I’ve been in this same situation many times before. I and our CTO, Michael Dwan, cooly fixed our problems in the middle of the night.
But, I mean, how on earth did I get to this point where I’m helping successfully troubleshoot this crazy large system of technology and code when…
All I was trained to do was Chemistry?
I remember the panic I had nearing the end of college. I had just spent 4 years and tons of
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