September digest

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Why RudderStack Used Postgres Over Apache Kafka for Streaming Engine

Nowadays, Apache Kafka is one of the most deployed streaming engine. But why an editor has decided to build his own queuing library, instead of adopting a Kafka-based solution?

In this article, the authors explores the pros and cons and exposes why did they chose to build it.

Why RudderStack Used Postgres Over Apache Kafka for Streaming Engine

Conversation stopper: “IT Should Become Agile “

As part of his Agile delivery series articles Gregor Hohpe exposes why the “IT should become agile” assumption is not enough. As a matter of fact, Agile requires mutual trust between business and IT: IT needs to trust the business to prioritize features by business value and the business trusts IT to deliver a high quality implementation of it.

Conversation stopper: “IT Should Become Agile”

Buy vs. Build Revisited, Part 3: From Having Bought to Going to Build

Gregor Hohpe (again) explores in his article series the pros and cons on when it worths buying softwares instead of building them.

Buy vs. Build Revisited, Part 3: From Having Bought to Going to Build

Software Quality: Elevating the Game

In this article published on the Ebay Tech blog, the author explains how do they improve quality in their software development process.

Software Quality: Elevating the Game


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