Topic: Radical ideas from The Practice of Cloud Computing
Speaker: Tom Limoncelli
Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014
Time: 7:00pm (social), 7:30pm (discussion)
Pizza and Soda being brought to you by: INetU
Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library
2751 Brunswick Pike
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- Some of the most important features in software are the ones that users don’t care about.
- To build highly-reliable systems, use cheap hardware that breaks a lot.
- If a server has really good uptime, you should crash it.
- Most people use load balancers wrong.
- Cloud computing will eventually be so inexpensive you won’t be able to justify running your own hardware.
- When developers have a new software release to push into production, sysadmins should never say no. (They should also never say yes).
- And much, much more!
Info about the book can be found at http://the-cloud-book.com
of System and Network Administration (Addison-Wesley). He works in New York City at Stack Exchange, home of ServerFault.com and StackOverflow.com. His new book, The Practice of Cloud Administration is due out in September 2014: http://the-cloud-book.com
“LOPSA-NJ is an organization for system administrators in New Jersey formed to facilitate information exchange pertaining to the field of system administration. LOPSA-NJ is not affiliated with a particular hardware or software vendor or company. Everyone is invited!”