How to Make Your First MongoDB Commit

10gen is hiring a lot of people straight out of college, so I thought this guide would be useful. Basically, the idea is: you have found and fixed a bug (so you’ve cloned the mongo repository, created a branch named SERVER-1234, and committed your change on it). You’ve had your fix code-reviewed (this page isContinue reading “How to Make Your First MongoDB Commit”

How not to get a job with a startup

10gen is in super-recruiting mode, trying to scoop up all the great graduates before Google and Microsoft absorb them. I’ve been doing what feels like endless recruiting activities, and I’ve noticed that lot of applicants shoot themselves in the foot. So, here’s what not to do: First contact Don’t: contact the startup before you knowContinue reading “How not to get a job with a startup”