Technical Talk

How does Highwing work? Musings, lessons, and insights from some of the best engineers, developers, and data scientists in the industry.

Connascence of Infrastructure

At Highwing, we're building a data platform for the insurance industry using an entirely serverless architecture. We've learned many lessons from this architectural choice. One of the more interesting ones has been how the functions-as-a-service (FaaS) model increases the degree of coupling between application and infrastructure concerns. In this article, I will explore some ways to reason about this coupling and a few strategies we've adopted to mitigate its effects.

From Bootcamp to Startup: Five Tips for Managers and Engineers

Perusing the #startuplife topic on social media, one is likely to find a variety of anecdotes for...