Things I have learned from the 10X software developers I worked with
#1 Removing every road block, when others only talks
More than 10 years ago.
There is one person wrote an RPC (when there wasn’t many mature such thing) framework .
build an internal “HA proxy”.
Also guide system team build a dev-ops (at 2011) systems and we simplly called it “brain storm” .
Sharded database vertically then after few months also horizontally.