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Can you measure Product-Market Fit?

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Hello 👋🏽
Welcome to my weekly tech musings. Do reply to me on what you liked this week and what you want to see more! In addition, you could access old issues here!

This week, I was in a session with Rahul Vohra, CEO of Super Human - email client cum productivity app, explaining his entrepreneurial journey and how they measured Product-Market Fit for Super Human!
To increase your product/market fit score, spend half your time doubling down on what users already love and the other half on addressing what’s holding others back.
Interestingly, there is a coda template to start working in that direction.
What I made this week?
My dinner table conversation with my partner led me to this ;)
My dinner table conversation with my partner led me to this ;)
I wrote about Open source SaaS Alternative’s this week. Some of them are super cool in their approach, and some are clones of their SaaS counterparts. Read more about it below.
Era of Open source SaaS Alternatives
What I read this week?
I’ve discussed with many teams, several instances, how they could store, search their data by using a time-series-based indexing strategy. This excellent blog by the NetFlix engineering team talks about crucial architecture points that set you up to scale.
Elasticsearch Indexing Strategy in Asset Management Platform | Netflix Technology Blog
Open source projects
Built for huge tables, Iceberg is used in production where a single table can contain tens of petabytes of data, and even huge tables can be read without a distributed SQL engine.
Upcoming Developer Conferences
Microsoft Azure developer community is doing their second community day. Call for speakers is open!
Azure Community Conference 2021 | The ultimate developer conference
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Sincerely,
Aravind Putrevu 👋🏽
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