“Trust is great. Control is better.” — German proverb

In December 2017, Sourcegraph went from being a traditional cloud-hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) product to an on-premises, self-hosted product. This blog post covers what drove our decision and what challenges we encountered. It explains why we still believe that…


Today was my first day back to work at Sourcegraph after my 3 1/2 months* long maternity leave. I consider myself lucky to be working at a company that is family friendly and has made my journey to parenthood much easier than expected. …


Turns out you don’t need 30k for the “most important day of your life.”

While the wedding industry wants you to spend tons of money on that one special day in your life, I promise you that it’s possible to have a dream wedding for a sixth of the average wedding cost.

TL;DR: A destination wedding can be a much cheaper option than marrying…


Getting married in Europe can be a bureaucratic nightmare when you’re an international couple. Fortunately, there is a solution: Marry in Denmark.

In some european countries like Germany, getting married requires a lot of paperwork and time, especially if your partner is not a European citizen. To give an example: in order to get married in Berlin, you must start the application process at least six months before your desired wedding date…

Vanesa Ortiz

Mom, 👩‍💻 engineer at Sourcegraph.com, uses WakaTime.com . I ♥️ open source. Travel-crazy Germanized Dominican 🇩🇪🇩🇴 living in San Francisco 🇺🇸.

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