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Machine or hand stitched?

by Jay Heiser  |  August 29, 2012

Replacing a button on one of my customer-facing shirts this weekend motivated some thoughts on resiliency. Why did the button fall off in the first place?  It was sewn on...

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Updating a cloud is like organ transplants without anesthesia

by Jay Heiser  |  July 4, 2012

I managed to miss the excitement of yet another weather-related disaster by being in Japan during the the derecho incident that knocked out power to approximately 3 million customers, including...

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Butterfly Wings and Nuclear Bombs

by Jay Heiser  |  May 6, 2011

Both Google and Amazon have recently experienced software failures that led to prolonged downtime. This downtime wasn't due to a hardware failure, it wasn't due to natural disasters,  or terrorist...

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