Entries by Gabriel A.

Airbnb: The Great Migration: From Monolith to Service-oriented

During my last Qcon San Francisco i attended a talk with Jessica Tai, she provided a detailed overview regarding the migration of Monorail, The Ruby on Rails Monolith at Airbnb to Service oriented migration Architecture.    The Why… Jessica explained the Why the decision was taken, which made the presentation really interesting. She explained the million-mile journey, migrating […]

Building your first BlockChain

As a software engineer, I’m fascinated with blockchain since early 2010 with Bitcoin technology. Just with the technology not the money around it. I’m not a big fan of gambling, and this article isn’t about making money with blockchain its about building your own blockchain technology. If you are someone who likes coding in JavaScript, […]

Perfection and Why You Need to be Specific in Your Requirements

Apparently, the American computer giant IBM decided to have some parts manufactured in Japan as a trial. In the specifications, they set standard that they will accept only three defective pieces per 10,000 pieces. When the delivery came to IBM there was a letter accompanying it. “We, Japanese people, had a hard time understanding North […]