Building Applications that serves a million users in Vietnam (Story of an Engineer-turned IRONMAN 70.3)
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From #1 leading e-learning platform in Vietnam to #1 leading online classified website in Vietnam. And, in between 2 x Iron man 70.3. An inspiring conversation with Duy Truong – Director of Engineering at

In this episode, Truong shares his journey from becoming a manager and building an engineering team, to building and scaling new services and applications. Truong also shares his experience on how and when is the right direction for using microservices. Last by not least, what the Ironman training journey and the racing taught him.

Chapters of the episode:

00:45 Career Journey

06:31 Building with Microservices

07:35 Slips into over-engineering

12:00 From Engineer to manager

13:30 Building a company through structure, process, and human

16:45 Managing an engineering team

18:00 Hiring and keeping talent

24:30 From "zero" to IRONMAN 70.3

33:00 Experience failure

If you are a builder, Developer, Cloud enthusiast, and looking forward to stepping up to IRONMAN racing, this episode is for you! 

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