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Backend

How to Handle Kubernetes Health Checks

Kubernetes probes are rarely fully understood, which can cause unintentional outages if internal understanding is insufficient.

Andres Ivanov
Data

Building Scalable Real Time Event Processing with Kafka and Flink

Learn how DoorDash build a platform to process billions of events from different data sources, quickly, consistently and reliably

Allen Wang
Backend General

Functional Core, Imperative Shell – Using Structured Concurrency to Write Maintainable gRPC Endpoints in Kotlin

In this post, we will show how we write gRPC endpoints using the functional-core, imperative-shell pattern in Kotlin

James Lamine
Mobile

Programmatic Scrolling with SwiftUI ScrollView

Learn about DoorDash's journey exploring programmatic scrolling support in swiftUI. Check out the open sourced solution in this guide

Zoltan Lippai
Backend General

Augmenting Google Maps to Power Local Commerce Delivery

Google maps is a leading mapping platform but some of their features are not ideal for delivery and require augmentation. Learn what we did

Aniket Patil
Backend

Taming Content Discovery Scaling Challenges with Hexagons and Elasticsearch

Learn how DoorDash scaled our campaign based fan out problem by evaluating S2, H3, Elastic search, and Geohash.

Ujjwal Gulecha
Backend

Fast Feedback Loop for Kubernetes Product Development in a Production Environment

Learn how DoorDash used Signadot and multi tenancy to create a fast feedback loop for our Kubernetes port forward deployment strategy

Santosh Banda Misa Gohara
Data General

Building a Source of Truth for an Inventory with Disparate Data Sources

Learn how DoorDash crowdsources data from a variety of sources to help predict realtime inventory for our new connivence and grocery product

Anubhav Kushwaha
Machine Learning

Leveraging Causal Inference to Generate Accurate Forecasts

Learn how DoorDash captures hard to measure macroeconomic effects like IRS refunds and the effect of Daylight savings in these case studies

Chad Akkoyun Qiyun Pan
General

DoorDash becomes a sponsor of Hack the Planet Scholarship

DoorDash is very excited to be sponsoring two additional engineers for the Hack the Planet Scholarship and help grow tech diversity

Matt Ranney
Backend

Improving Fault Tolerance with RPC Fallbacks in DoorDash’s Microservices

Failures are inevitable, so building fault tolerance through retries, replication, and fallbacks is critical to ensuring a positive user experience

Leart Gjoni
Data

Using Back-Door Adjustment Causal Analysis to Measure Pre-Post Effects

When A/B testing is not recommended we can still quickly implement a new feature and measure its effects in a data-driven way.

Sharon Cui

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