26 minutes | Jun 30, 2021

Why One Storage Provider Adopted Go as Its Programming Language

Go owes its popularity to a number of factors as Golang advocates often speak of its speed, robustness and versatility, especially compared to C++ and Java and JavaScript. In this The New Stack Makers podcast, hosts TNS’ Alex Williams, founder and publisher, and Darryl Taft, news editor, cover the reasons for decentralized storage provider Storj’s shift to Go with featured guests Storj’s JT Olio, CTO, and Natalie Villasana, software engineer.

Storj’s needs for Go to support its development and operations stems from its unique requirements as the “Airbnb for hard drives,” Olio explained.

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