You are a good Software Developer. You build great web applications in exactly the right way. You fully understand the reasoning behind that architectural choice and design decision. But I bet you don’t operate it or maintain it. There’s someone else that does that, right?
Well, I decided to switch to the other side and ran a Web Operations team for a large scale, web application - serving hundreds of thousands of site visitors and mobile app sessions worldwide on a daily basis. Through that experience, I’d like to share with you the 5 most valuable lessons from those trenches that make me a better Software Engineer.
A lot will be common sense, but coupled with some war stories and some real code examples, we’ll have an honest conversation and hopefully show how a DevOps mindset can help you be a better Software Engineer.