You’ve likely heard about systems being compromised, allowing malicious actors to obtain usernames, passwords, and other sensitive data. For example, 3 billion Yahoo user accounts were compromised in 2014, the vast majority of which included passwords. Sensitive information for 150 million users of Under Armor’s MyFitnessPal application was exposed in 2018 including usernames, email addresses, and passwords for many accounts.
At Ondema we eat our own dog food.
Some of you may recognize that sentence’s reference to “dogfooding,” while others may think the sentence simply evidence that we’re a bunch of weirdos. Both are correct.
In the twentieth century, if you wanted to run a multi-user application, you generally had to buy dedicated servers and install them in a data center. These servers could do amazing things, but they were very expensive, and often you’d have to wait many months to get them delivered and installed in a data center.