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The Challenge of Early Tech Decisions

When we design software or databases, we have to make decisions right now. If you work in as many environments as I have, this means I’m often picking a tool, platform, version, technology, or something else without a complete set … Continue reading

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Developer Optimism

Developers, in general, are very optimistic about the code they write. This is likely one cause of their estimates of the time required being low, as well as the various bugs that slip through because of corner cases that appear … Continue reading

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The Craziness of Code

Every once in a while I find a fun post that makes fun of programming. I think because the author is struggling with some piece of code, they write about the craziness of software development, often with an analogy that … Continue reading

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Scripting Makes Mistakes Easier Than Ever

A number of you likely use Atlassian products like Jira, Confluence, Opsgenie, or something else. You might have been affected by a large outage they had (post incident blog, Company Q&A, TechRepublic report) recently which lasted at least 9 days. … Continue reading

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