Welcome to Software at Scale. This publication contains opinionated articles on building large software applications in a simple, reliable, available, and secure way.

Software at Scale is written by me, Utsav Shah, a software engineer interested in building simple, self correcting and reliable systems.

I currently work at Vanta, where we help software companies secure themselves and prepare for security audits. I was previously responsible for enabling product velocity and ensuring reliability of Dropbox’s monolith Python web application and large async systems like Cape. I’ve also written for the Dropbox tech blog.

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The Software at Scale podcast has conversations with engineers and engineering leaders where they share their stories of building software applications.

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