Be a Backup and Restore Hero! The necessity to create backups needs no justification. Everybody knows that backups are mandatory. An exception to this rule may be systems that are inherently designed for high-availability and use a high-number of data replicas. Especially, when dealing with vast volumes of data, this might be a valid strategy.
Rebuild Instead of Fixing It Full lifecycle management for a range of data services is hard; as every data service is different and comes with different edge cases. The automation needs to cover basic developer needs from the beginning and then may mature over time.
Design for Scale Why Scale Matters Automation does not equal automation. Automating the operations of a single microservice-based application system is not trivial but it has nothing to do with the challenge of developing an application platform to serve thousands of customers with ten thousands of applications. The same applies to data service automation: scale… Read more »