November 6, 2017

Things to Account for in a Project Estimation

Experience with shipping backend projects


  • What could go wrong?

Bug Bash Phase

  • Usually at least a week
  • Requirements you don’t consider

Setting Up Logs & Monitors

  • Datadog
  • Logging metrics to Kibana

Database Migration Issues

  • Database timeout issues
  • Database can’t handle the load from the new project

Setting Up New Services

  • They will take longer than expected