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Of Heroes and Pit Crews

05/16/2011 · 3 min read
Bringing techniques from the surgical world to software

Still Bullish on the Cloud

05/14/2011 · 3 min read
Over the past few weeks we’ve witnessed a couple of big outages in the cloud computer world. First there was the downtime on Amazon’s EC2 infrastructure , and then this week there was the Blogger outage on Google’s infrastructure. These Read more...

I'm Adam, and i'm a recovering Singleton addict.

05/02/2011 · 2 min read
My name is Adam, and i’m a recovering Singleton addict. There, i’ve said it. I used to use singletons all the time because they make doing some things, like sharing state globally, incredibly convenient. My code was littered with XYZManager cla Read more...


04/19/2011 · 2 min read
Go for the quick win!

Development Complexity vs. Operational Complexity

04/05/2011 · 2 min read
I was discussing some solutions with my co-workers recently and I was advocating for one solution while some of my coworkers were advocating for other solutions. The debate was good natured, but everybody felt strongly about their opinions. While the techn Read more...