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A variety of essays, HOWTOs and life stories.

Sprints considered harmful

By Adrian Bridgett on 2021-02-21

Scrum sprints are a technique of software development. All the pieces of work form a “backlog”. The team plans and estimates how much work they’ll produce for the next …

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Lessons from air crash investigations

By Adrian Bridgett on 2021-02-15

What can we learn from aircraft investigations and how we can apply these to SRE? … Over Christmas I fell ill, dizzy, unable to concentrate on work or even complete personal projects. Instead I …

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Close down

By Adrian Bridgett on 2021-02-14

After more than 10 years I’ve finally closed down my company, Bitcube Ltd. It was a fun journey for a while and I’m very glad to have done it. What most surprised me was that I generally …

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Terraforming

By Adrian Bridgett on 2020-03-10

Terraform is probably the most widely used tool to look after resources. Which resources? There’s many, here we’ll look at two of the most popular: cloud resources (e.g. object stores such …

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