Crafting Code and Embracing the Unknown

Iā€™m Akash Rajpurohit, a software engineer & tech enthusiast based in Mumbai, India šŸ‡®šŸ‡³.
Welcome to my digital domain, where I engineer solutions and ignite imaginations.

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  • # system design

    Handling Failures in Distributed Systems: The Circuit Breaker Pattern Explained

    Discover how the Circuit Breaker Pattern empowers developers to handle failures gracefully in distributed systems. Learn how this powerful mechanism ensures your applications stay resilient and responsive, even when facing turbulent conditions.

  • # homelab

    Should You Self-Host Password Managers On-Premises?

    The idea of self-hosting your password manager on-premises has been a hot topic in the homelab community. But is it worth the effort and potential risks? I've gathered insights from experienced self-hosters to help you decide.

  • # git# engineering

    Selecting the Right Git Merging Strategy: Merge Commit, Squash and Merge, or Rebase and Merge

    Uncover the intricacies of Git merging strategies ā€“ merge commit, squash and merge, and rebase and merge. Discover the pros and cons of each approach and learn how to navigate the decision-making process based on your project's dynamics and team preferences.

  • # projects# engineering

    I built my own in-house Newsletter system

    Discover how I transformed the need for a newsletter system, sparked by Revue's shutdown, into a fulfilling side project. Dive into the my journey of conceptualizing, breaking down, and building a custom newsletter system that seamlessly integrates with my website's content workflows.

  • # linux

    SystemD Timers vs. Cron Jobs

    Explore the world of task scheduling in Linux as we compare the classic Cron Jobs with the modern SystemD Timers. Learn when to use each method and how to set them up to automate your Linux system tasks effectively.

Work

  1. Postman logo
    Company
    Postman
    Role
    Software Engineer
    Date
    June 2022 Present
  2. Cimpress logo
    Company
    Cimpress
    Role
    Software Engineer
    Date
    April 2021 June 2022
  3. PeopleGrove logo
    Company
    PeopleGrove
    Role
    Software Engineer
    Date
    August 2020 April 2021
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