- Amazon’s Away Teams laid bare: How AWS’s hivemind of engineers develop and maintain their internal tech • The Register
Great stuff in here for larger software companies… short cycle times, A/B testing, autonomous decision making, away teams, access to source code, service ownership, etc..
(categories: amazon aws microservices distributed-architecture software devops management data )
- Googler Steve Yegge Apologizes for Platform Rant, Shares Bezos War Story — LAUNCH
Quote: "You have to understand: most people were scared around Bezos because they were waaaay too worried about trying to keep their jobs. People in high-level positions sometimes have a little too much personal self-esteem invested in their success. Can you imagine how annoying it must be for him to be around timid people all day long? But me — well, I thought I was going to get fired every single day. So fuck timid. Might as well aim high and go out in a ball of flame." I don’t relate to that at all.
(categories: management bold accountable ball-of-flame culture power )
- Things We Don’t Do
(categories: cloud aws operations velocity )
- An Orbit Map of the Solar System
(categories: space maps visualization )
- Cloud Optimization Circus – Subbu’s Blog
Lots of great stuff in this post, quote: "Acknowledging that cloud spend is a variable that you can manage, that you must maintain the spend at a certain efficiency, and removing the stigma from cost optimization are essential to building a culture of cloud cost awareness."
(categories: aws cost spend management cost-optimization cloud )
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