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Fail Better: Radical Ideas from the Practice of Cloud Computing



Tom Limoncelli highlights some of the most radical advice from the new book “The Practice of Cloud System Administration”. Topics include: create resiliency at the most economic level, do risky procedures often, and create a blameless culture to encourage communication and improve system reliability.


Tom Limoncelli is an internationally recognized author, speaker, and system administrator. His new book, The Practice of Cloud System Administration, launched last year. His past books include Time Management for System Administrators and The Practice of System and Network Administration. He works in New York City at Stack Exchange, home of and

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Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Sep 03, 2015