Operations for Software Developers For Beginners



  • One of my favorite technical bloggers, but this post was kinda meh
  • Stages of software:
    • Your software just works. It’s fine.
    • Omg anything can break at any time this is impossible.
      • Learn to be scared
    • Keeping your site up is possible
  • Stuff that helped:
    • Work on a dashboard! Track metrics!
    • Move complicated database code to a separate service
    • Profile and fix unnecessarily slow code
  • Learn cool stuff by doing ops!
  • The best software engineers are the ones who consistently value the impact and lifecycle of the code they ship, and value deployment and instrumentation and observability.