Launch Day

I’m excited to announce that today we are opening FaunaDB Cloud to the public. Even though we only started talking about ourselves a few months ago, we have been blown away by the response, including a constant stream of inquirie...

Welcome to the Jungle

In early 2008, I joined Twitter as a backend engineer. First order of business: adding a server timeout. Second, something to display after that timeout: the famous fail whale page. At the time, MySQL scalability was our most crit...