What I Wish I'd Known About Equity Before Joining A Unicorn
Disclaimer: This piece is written anonymously. The names of a few particular companies are mentioned, but as common examples only.
This is a short write-up on things that I wish I'd known and considered before joining a private company (aka startup, aka unicorn in some cases). I'm not trying to make the case that you should never join a private company, but the power imbalance between founder and employee is extreme, and that potential candidates would
FWIW: I didn't produce the content presented here (the outline from Edmond Lau's book). I've just copy-pasted it from somewhere over the Internet, but I cannot remember what exactly the original source is. I was also not able to find the author's name, so I cannot give him/her the proper credits.
Effective Engineer - Notes
- By Edmond Lau
- Highly Recommended
What's an Effective Engineer?
A curated list of AWS resources to prepare for the AWS Certifications
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Linux Backup Solutions
I've been looking for the best Linux backup system, and also reading lots of HN comments.
Instead of putting pros and cons of every backup system I'll just list some deal-breakers which would disqualify them.
Also I would like that you, the HN community, would add more deal breakers for these or other backup systems if you know some more and at the same time, if you have data to disprove some of the deal-breakers listed here (benchmarks, info about something being true for older releases but is fixed on newer releases), please share it so that I can edit this list accordingly.
- It has a lot of management overhead and that's a problem if you don't have time for a full time backup administrator.