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Valerian Saliou

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Software Engineer and Product Designer. Cutting down inefficiencies.

3D Printing: My DIY Formlabs Enclosure Project

When the Formlabs Form 3 was released back in late 2019, I jumped on to ordering it and trying it out, with a future hardware project in mind. I was new to SLA (Stereolithography), coming from the world of FFF/FDM (Fused Filament Fabrication) with my MakerBot Method. Unfortunately, I »

Announcing Sonic: A super-light alternative to Elasticsearch

When one builds a product, a good measure of success would not be how much time users spend on the product, but how much time users save by using it. Let search be at the core of any product for that purpose. Three years ago, I started Crisp with Baptiste »

The Crisp Raison d'Être & Master Plan

Background: I’m Valerian Saliou, CTO and co-founder at Crisp, the Customer Support platform for everyone. My day job consists of designing & building Crisp products, and maintaining the infrastructure that makes everything run. I have tens of other project ideas, some of which are planned to be started at »

Announcing Vigil: How We Monitor Crisp at Scale

This article is a repost of the original article: Ditch your Status Page: How we monitor Crisp at scale on Crisp blog. The Crisp technical architecture runs around 40+ different micro-services, all replicated across different physical machines. Adding to that, we have around 20 daemons operating different tasks, eg. data »

Announcing Bloom: A REST API Caching Middleware

Premature optimization is the root of all evil. Especially when you launch a new SaaS business you're not sure will succeed and get the traction you would expect of it. But, if success happens, you end up needing to optimize quite a lot of stuff. Two years ago, Baptiste Jamin »

Notes on: Yann LeCun, Deep Learning And The Future Of AI

This article sums up the conference video of Yann LeCun on Deep Learning And The Future Of AI. Yann LeCun currently works on Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN). As of 2016, he is director of the Facebook AI Lab. He remains part-time at NYU. You may use this notebook post to »