Your employees are your business's most valuable ingredient. And dealing with internal employee-facing issues is just as important as solving the customer-facing ones.
At Jitbit only two people have access to the entire company infrastructure - me (Max) and Alex. If something goes terribly wrong and the team can’t handle it, one of us has to get online and fix it. And we learned how to handle it pretty well over the years. Like everyone else, we do have occasional downtimes, but we never had a major outage in 10 years. The longest one we had lasted two hours and that one was planned maintenance taking longer than expected.
Believe it or not, we also take vacations occasionally. Here is how we do it: