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Cloudfront

We’re planning to put a CDN out in front of our web application at work for well known, good reasons (performance, security, availability, etc). Here’s a tech talk from AWS about how Cloudfront works:

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systems

Bryan Cantrill on automation, complexity, microservices, human-machine systems

Such a great talk. “Don’t think because you have an alert for something that you’re protected.” “The more alerts you have, the more information overload you may have for the operator.”

  • Ideas
    • Respect distributed systems
    • Debuggability in production
    • Debugging == new knowledge about the way a system works
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systems

Rewatched James Hamilton’s Keynote from Reinvent 2016

This may very well be my favourite conference talk ever. So many big ideas presented in 1.5 hours and articulated well and with enthusiasm!