Benjamin Black
causes trouble here.

See also the archive & talks.

An individual post follows.

Some Rules for Engineering and Operations

The best solution to a problem is not to have it.

An insufficiently ugly temporary hack is permanent.

There is no such thing as standby infrastructure: there is stuff you always use and stuff that won’t work when you need it.

The first fallacy of automation is making machines perform each step of a manual human process.

These are not features: Security, Availability, Performance.