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Pilots In Habitats: Basic Unit of Application Deployment

What is the basic unit of application deployment? Two related trends have changed the answer to this question: DevOps Containers For many years, the tasks between engineer and operator were cleanly, if painfully, split: Engineer builds and delivers a package of … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Schemes Of Mice And Men

I have always loved the contrast between companies that are quick and light, focused on doing the right thing, and are nimble in execution and change on the one hand, and those that must plan everything down to the minutest … Continue reading

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Design for Failure in the Cloud. Actually, Everywhere.

In one of our earlier discussions about cloud, an astute reader pointed out that one “downside” of public cloud, especially one like AWS, is that they make very few guarantees about your instances. While the system as a whole has service level … Continue reading

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