Author: Ata E Husain Bohra

In recent years, companies like Airbnb, DoorDash, Lyft, and Uber have revolutionized business verticals which existed for the past many decades mostly because the incumbent solutions didn’t keep up with the pace of innovation. The dramatic performance improvements in Mobile Communications standards and easy accessibility of mobile phones became the fastest adopted technology in the world. The simplistic software offerings advocating ‘one-click’ technology helped create billions of human connections around the world.

Building a reliable, scalable, and flexible payment platform is table-stacks for such software offerings serving millions of customers around the globe and enabling…


Author: Ata E Husain Bohra on behalf of the Service Jobs team.

Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash

Snowflake operates a complex system of services, these systems run at a massive scale, requiring running software on several thousands of compute instances and millions of processor cores. Failures at such a scale are inevitable.

In most cases, a query received by the Snowflake Service gets executed flawlessly, generating the desired results. However, in rare cases, query execution can fail due to a number of reasons: intermittent failures due to faulty compute instances, intermittent network failures between various component services, underlying cloud provider service disruptions (compute and/or storage)…

Ata E Husain Bohra

Experienced Software professional, a startup enthusiast, ex-Uber.

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