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BILLY HAND Senior Software Engineer

Billy Hand is a Senior Software Engineer on the Platform Infrastructure tribe at MediaMath. A self-taught programmer, Billy has been coding since he was a kid on a very early model Apple computer.  Now he primarily works with cutting edge open source programming languages like Go and Scala. Billy is a recent vegetarian and has a lovable pooch named Jackson who, Billy argues, isn’t useless but rather is employed solely as a source of cuteness.

A Picture of Billy Hand
BILLY HAND Senior Software Engineer

Billy Hand is a Senior Software Engineer on the Platform Infrastructure tribe at MediaMath. A self-taught programmer, Billy has been coding since he was a kid on a very early model Apple computer.  Now he primarily works with cutting edge open source programming languages like Go and Scala. Billy is a recent vegetarian and has a lovable pooch named Jackson who, Billy argues, isn’t useless but rather is employed solely as a source of cuteness.

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Experiments with C and Go: Spec-ing out a new changelog

// 05.07.2015 // Platform API

Here at MediaMath, we store and act on a lot of data – many terabytes a day. A small subset of that data – all of the marketing campaign, ad unit, client, spend, billing, and reporting data, which is used for our digital marketing platform, TerminalOne (T1) – is stored in a PostgreSQL database. And while a changelog exists for this database, it was built early in MediaMath’s development and is tightly coupled with – and therefore reflective of – only select core T1 API endpoints, ignorant to other endpoints entirely. We needed to build a new service that could […]