Who’s a 10X Engineer?

A twitter storm erupted recently in response to one person’s thread about how to find a 10x engineer . Since I started programming FORTRAN with punched cards back in 1974, was an industrial engineer in the 1980s and now run a software company, I’ve worked with a few people, rightly or wrongly considered to fall into that category. So, I thought I’d weigh in on the original author’s points.

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Using MySQL as a Cache Layer for BigQuery

BigQuery is great at handling large datasets, but will never give you a sub-second response, even on small datasets. It leads to a wait time on dashboards and charts, especially dynamic, where users can select different date ranges or change filters. It is almost always okay for internal BIs, but not for customer-facing analytics.

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