Jeff Bezos On Why It’s Always Day 1 at Amazon

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In his letter to shareholders last spring, Jeff Bezos explained his longstanding mantra “It’s still Day 1” by describing Day 2: “Day 2 is stasis. Followed by irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline. Followed by death. And that is why it is always Day 1.” Then Bezos laid out his principles for keeping the vitality of Day 1 alive:

True Customer Obsession
A Skeptical View of Proxies
Eager Adoption of External Trends
High-Velocity Decision Making

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How to build 8-bit computer

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Can anyone …

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Learn how computers add numbers and build a 4 bit adder circuit

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Reliable releases and rollbacks – CRE life lessons

One of the most common causes of service outages is releasing a new version of the service binaries; no matter how good your testing and QA might be, some bugs only surface when the affected code is running in production. Over the years, Google Site Reliability Engineering has seen many outages caused by releases, and now assumes that every new release may contain one or more bugs.

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GUI interface using visual basic to track the killers IP address CSI

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The Chief Product Owner on Large Agile Projects

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DevOps test that easily can be done on team level

This checklist is comprised of 48 items you can use to gauge the maturity of your software delivery competency, and form a baseline to measure your future improvements. It’s not meant to say “you’re failing DevOps” or deprive you of a badge (make yourself a badge just for reading this!), but surface areas of potential improvement.

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Evaluate your technical debt with Sonar

Before introducing this Sonar plugin, here are few funny and relevant quotes on the concept :

Maintaining an application without any unit tests is like borrowing money each time you add or change a line of code
Skipping design phase is like borrowing money to get a very “quick” and “predictable” return of investment
Refactoring is like paying down the principal
Development productivity decreases when interests grow up
Managers don’t care about code quality, just ask them to pay the debt in order get their attention
Bankruptcy is logical extension of technical debt uncontrolled… we call it a system rewrite

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