Hassle-Free Go in Production

“Background: I’m a co-founder/developer of bubbli, a new iOS app. I previously worked at Yelp where I created Yelp Monocle which generated in hundreds of thousands of new users in a matter of days. Given that the “magic factor” between the Yelp Monocle and bubbli is similar, I wanted to make sure we were prepared for anything. With the following set-up we indeed scaled to hundreds of thousands of users without any major issues/downtime. I also happen to be the only engineer on the team. I will spare you the long road which lead to Go (hint: it’s Python and gross amounts of Puppet) and just cut to the chase…”

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