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Fundamentally, it’s what happens when you ask a software engineer to design an operations function. Google SRE resources website is here. Read Google “Site Reliability Engineering” book online for free from here. Read Google “The Site Reliability Workbook” book online for free from here.
Seeking first to understand, as opposed to being understood. I am somebody. I was somebody when I came. I’ll be a better somebody when I leave. I am powerful, and I am strong. I deserve the education that I get here. I have things to do, people to impress, and places to go. You say […]
A series of odd jobs may indicate inconsistency, lack of focus, unpredictability. Or it may signal a committed struggle against obstacles. But if your whole life has been engineered toward success, how will you handle the tough times? But on the flip side, what happens when your whole life is destined for failure and you […]
It’s adaptability. How well a person reacts to the inevitability of change. I subscribe to the belief that adaptability itself is a form of intelligence, and our adaptability quotient, or AQ, is something that can be measured, tested and improved. The world is speeding up. We know that the rate of technological change is accelerating, […]
In a world as complex and interconnected as the one we live in, the idea that one person has the answer is ludicrous. It’s not only ineffective, it’s dangerous, because it leads us to believe that it’s been solved by that hero, and we have no role. We don’t need heroes. We need radical interdependence, […]
To achieve great heights or change the world, no matter how smart we are, we all need people. And for conventional people, the universe seems to conspire to make them successful. For the unconventional, I think we need something that I like to call “co-conspirators.” Co-conspirators are different not because they’re different themselves, but because […]
Introductory information is here. Non-Abstract Large System Design for Sysadmins Interviewing for Systems Design Skills I am looking for some more resources, questions and design approaches. If you too or you already have, ping me. Let’s discuss this.
Given a matrix in the form (int height, int weight, vector < vector < int > > matrix), determine if the matrix is in the form of Toeplitz. In linear algebra, a Toeplitz matrix or diagonal-constant matrix, named after Otto Toeplitz, is a matrix in which each descending diagonal from left to right is constant. […]
Find the minimum depth (depth of first leaf) of a binary tree.
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