Posts by George:

The Hidden Challenges of Building a Cloud MTA

SparkPost’s CTO shares some of the technical challenge of creating complex, highly optimized software like a modern cloud MTA.

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Architectural Upgrades to Our Core Platform Making SparkPost Better

Our CTO and Founder shares some key architectural upgrades we’ve made to our core platform to further improve our product’s reliability and scalability.

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Complex Software is Hard

Building software to a spec is easy. Building software to perform in the situations you can anticipate is only a tad bit harder. It’s the engineering involved to build a system that is instrumented ...

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Competitive Flash: Shortest 'Major Release' Ever

When I was much younger I used to do a lot of systems administration work and I had a t-shirt (popular in the day) that read ‘go away or I will replace you with a very small shell script’.

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Blurring Lines Between CRM & MSPs

The lines between what constitutes a CRM solution and what constitutes a marketing service provider (MSP) get blurrier all the time.

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Executive Update: Helping Customers Thrive in 2012

I wanted to get a note into our first newsletter of 2012 because in so many ways, 2011 was a watershed year for Message Systems.

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At the Deliverability Summit…

We held our Deliverability Summit earlier today, and had a great turn out – probably around 45 or 50 clients, friends and industry colleagues on hand. We’ll have more about the event later, but I just ...

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