Some irresistible reading for March – outages, code, databases, legacy & hiring

via GIPHY I decided this week to write a different type of blog post. Because some of my favorite newsletters are lists of articles on topics of the day. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Here’s what I’m reading right now. 1. On Outages While everyone is scrambling to figure out …

As cloud expands, does legacy grow too?

I was recently reading Drew Bell’s post Legacy systems are everywhere. It struck a deep chord for me. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Drew first touches on a story of upgrading an application with legacy components, taking pieces offline, and rebuilding to eliminate technical debt. He then tells a parallel …

What happens when entrepreneurs treat data as a product?

I’ve been reading DJ Patil’s thoughts on building data products. As the chief data scientist of the united states, he knows a thing or two. Join 30,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. I also attended a recent Look & Tell event, where Lincoln Ritter talked about Data Democracy at Animoto. He expressed …