Cloud Migration SQL Server Databases at Collectors

Overview I joined Collectors in August 2022 as a Database Engineering Manager…


Automating IT: Zero touch IT and SaaS Ops

The phrase “Please open a ticket!” is associated with help desks, and it is…


The Psychology of Testing

Testing requires a particular mindset. If you possess the skill of identifying…


Protecting Your Collectors Account from Bad Actors

Protecting Your Accounts (PSA, PCGS, WATA, Goldin, Collectors) from…


Product Perspective: How we Build @ Collectors

As a Product Manager at Collectors I own our web and mobile experience for My…


Thoughts on Our Place in an Expanding Universe

You’d have thought that once you’ve been a Universe, there’s…


The Missing Piece: How We Implemented dbt & Lightdash To Unleash The Power Of Our Data Platform

A year on from Sam Bail’s previous post on building our data platform, our data…


Managing Cloud Costs in Full Platform Redesigns

Cloud Cost Management Journey I joined Collectors almost a year ago as a…


Automating Card Identification Using Computer Vision

We process 40-45K cards every day. At Collectors, we usher tens of thousands…


Building A Data Platform From Scratch At Collectors: Part 3 of 3

This blog post is part 3 of a 3-part series about how we built a data platform…