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Last week I presented version 2 of this talk in Manila, Philippines. Here’s the recording:
Written by Tatham Oddie
December 17, 2012 at 10:14
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Great video Tatham, and your thinking behind it is brilliant.
As an industry, we’re often too focussed on trying to make complex systems bullet-proof from the start, and we end up creating inflexible “black boxes” that are difficult to debug/fix when unpredictable problems arise.
Richard Cook is a proponent of “resilience” between systems and operations staff. “Dr Cook points out that the lift points identified on heavy equipment need to be used in systems and made visible to operators so they know what’s inside those inscrutable black boxes.” (http://itc.conversationsnetwork.org/shows/detail5328.html)
The more complex and crucial a system is, the more it should be open to operations staff. Counter-intuitive at first glance, but actually very true!
December 17, 2012 at 10:50
Is the demo code you used available somewhere?
December 17, 2012 at 21:08
Seems to be this one: http://hg.tath.am/devopshooksdemo
December 17, 2012 at 21:15
Yep, that’s the one.
December 18, 2012 at 16:15
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Hi, I'm Tatham Oddie.
Based in Sydney, Australia, I divide my time between my role as a Principal Consultant with Readify, and working on my own businesses.
I am a passionate member of the technical community, and a regular presenter throughout Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the US. For this involvement, I am a five-time awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional.
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