In this episode, I talk to Jason Warner, Github CTO aka "the PaaS Guru". He used to work for Heroku before and explained what he's planning and executing at Github and how Github uses its a massive amount of data to go away from pure repo-hosting.

Topics that stand out:

  • How Microsoft is working out quite well for them (Careful: contains Steve Balmer rants)
  • How Github will revolutionize the Platform as a Service world (PaaS)
  • His thoughts about developer productivity and the broken idea of measuring an individual engineers performance 📈📈📈
  • How he breaks down the organization strategy from into mission, vision, priorities, goals, and tasks to get everyone aligned

He also reveals his past as 🏋️ Fitness Guru, having written multiple fitness books and what happened when a colleague found that out…



Fastly is the biggest challenger in the CDN market and  one of the key drivers of the "edge cloud trend". Well-known customers of Fastly are Shopify, The New York Times, Reddit, Github and many many more.  It is also the favorite solution of the alphalist.cto founder Tobi.  

If you want to try it all with first class support, just go to https://fastly.com/alphalist

Find out More

The AboutYou Cloud offers a full-stack e-commerce solution as a service that runs on exactly the same infrastructure as AboutYou does. It is mobile-first, can act as a headless system, is event-driven, can be fully localized, and is extremely easy to integrate with existing systems.

AboutYou has set up a task force for retailers and brands that want to be quick in the COVID-situation. This task force will help you with the launch of your shop as well as with fulfillment, marketing, support, and internationalization. Simply write to [email protected] to be supported by this task force. Tell them we sent you!

Find out More
« back to Podcasts