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Automation is not DevOps

Nor is any technology or product. I should remind a famous quote: “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” Bill GatesRead More

A Plea for Idempotence and Immutability

The basic needs when it comes to infrastructure configuration is for it to be predictable, scalable and allow for easy recovery in case of failure. Things will break eventually, for sure, so we have to keep the risk of failure and recovery time low (to reach high MTBF and low MTTR). Without looking at infrastructure design patterns thatRead More