philosophy

22 Sep 2020

Alar: The making of an open source dictionary

The story of a massive Kannada dictionary created by V. Krishna single handedly over four decades, and its accidental discovery and open sourcing at an unlikely place, a stock brokerage.
Kailash Nadh
Kailash Nadh (CTO)
22 Sep 2020
14 Jun 2020

Scaling with common sense

A disorderly assortment of common sense ideas for scaling applicaions that we follow at Zerodha. TLDR: Simple scales. Scale application before infra. Keep networking and IO minimal.
Kailash Nadh
Kailash Nadh (CTO)
14 Jun 2020
06 Apr 2020

Hello, World!

TLDR: 30 member tech team formed over seven years built India's largest stock broker. Unconventional setup. The long pending tech blog is finally here. Some backstory and context.
Kailash Nadh
Kailash Nadh (CTO)
06 Apr 2020