How to eat (Hill Country) BBQ, plus, PE in systems management

April 20th, 2018 · 54 mins 22 secs

About this Episode

It’s hard to be a medium sized systems management (“monitoring”) company: you either have to niche it out and exit early, or go big. With some recent funding and PE activity in that area, Brandon and Coté discuss that. Also, a detailed HOWTO on eating Texas BBQ.

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Housekeeping

Week’s wunderkammer

New MacBook Pro:

  • The touchbar is pretty cool. I do keep hitting “back” because I’m used to resting my fingers on that part of the keyboard. Whatever.
  • The speakers are very nice too, like the iPad Pro.
  • Migrate Utility is either easy to screw up or not fully baked.
  • Dropbox gets a little confused with how long something will take.
  • USB-C: I’m just here so I don’t get fined.

How to eat (Hill Country) BBQ

  • Order a plate - two meats (always brisket if it's your first time, then lady's choice), beans, Cole slaw. I’d skip the bread, but load up on onions, and pickles if they’re you’re thing
  • Eat all the BBQ.
  • Eat with your fingers.
  • Don't put sugar on your meat.
  • Don’t tell people how to eat BBQ, or argue about dry rubs and sauce. Just eat.

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