Scuba, Stucco and SRE

Whether in life or Cloud system design, you should always act to decrease, not increase maintenance cost. Keeping the number of moving parts down helps with that goal.

Providing for Startups: the New California Gold Rush

California clipper, Wikimedia Commons The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) lasted only 7 years. In that amount of time, it brought 300,000 people to California, invigorated the US economy, played a key role in ushering California to statehood in 1850, and caused a precipitous population decline of Native Californians. One of the most profound lessons of... Continue Reading →

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