The Nonintuitive Bits

The Hidden Costs of Everything - Episode 12

February 26, 2020 Viacheslav Kovalevskyi, Zain Rizvi, and Sandeep Krishnamurthy Season 1 Episode 12
The Nonintuitive Bits
The Hidden Costs of Everything - Episode 12
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The Nonintuitive Bits
The Hidden Costs of Everything - Episode 12
Feb 26, 2020 Season 1 Episode 12
Viacheslav Kovalevskyi, Zain Rizvi, and Sandeep Krishnamurthy

What does NASA, SpaceX, and the Iowa Democratic caucus result tallying app have in common? They both have to make feature vs costs trade offs.  We go on to discuss when it makes sense to go serverless and when it doesn't (hint: it's not a binary decision)

Resources:

Iowa Democratic Caucus voting app woes:
https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/4/21122737/iowa-democractic-caucus-voting-app-android-testfairy-screenshots-app-store

Monolith's are the Future:
https://changelog.com/posts/monoliths-are-the-future

Show Notes

What does NASA, SpaceX, and the Iowa Democratic caucus result tallying app have in common? They both have to make feature vs costs trade offs.  We go on to discuss when it makes sense to go serverless and when it doesn't (hint: it's not a binary decision)

Resources:

Iowa Democratic Caucus voting app woes:
https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/4/21122737/iowa-democractic-caucus-voting-app-android-testfairy-screenshots-app-store

Monolith's are the Future:
https://changelog.com/posts/monoliths-are-the-future