Twice in the last six weeks I’ve been reminded that “shit happens.” Things fail, people fail, services fail. None of this is surprising; our existence is built on failure and learning from it.
There’s no reason to waste time: the second scariest thing about certification is the process of getting certified itself.
Last week Amazon s3 suffered a major outage that at its core ran four hours, but ultimately left some trail of collateral damage behind as well. In turn, and in an effort to shift blame in most cases, the perpetuated story is that this is truly Amazon’s fault and it was largely unavoidable.