Author - Matt Yonkovit

COVID-19 and the Tech World: Hyper Growth and Hyper Slowdowns

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Last week I wrote about How IT Can Scale and Manage Costs in an Economic Downturn. In that blog, I talked about ways to cut costs and prepare your systems for what could be next. With any massive world-changing event, there are going to be companies that have to scale down and weather the […]

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How IT Can Scale and Manage Costs in an Economic Downturn

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The full impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on the world is yet to be seen, but it certainly has taken an immediate and drastic toll. Although not as important as the human toll, one that will have a broad effect is a downturn in what was a booming economy. During economic downturns, companies must start […]

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Tricks and Tips For Remote Workers

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Tips from Matt Yonkovit, Chief Experience Officer, Percona
Percona has years of experience with fully remote teams:

I have personally been working remotely for over 15 years!
Many of our employees have previous experience working remotely at least part-time.
In interviews, more and more applicants list remote working as one of the main reasons they are considering a […]

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Open Source: What You Do Today Impacts Billions of People

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If you work in open source, we’re going to bet you may not know that what you do every day affects a billion people. Surprised? You shouldn’t be! In fact, that number is most likely even larger than that, given the popularity of open source software throughout industries across the globe.
Open source software and […]

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