Cloud Service Reliability (Part 2): Houston, we have an… outage!

Of all the phrases from movies that have become a part of pop culture – from ‘Luke, I am your Father’, to ‘Play it again, Sam’, none have made it more to daily usability than ‘Houston, we have a problem!’ from the movie Apollo 13. Reminding my son ‘Saransh, I am their father’ does not…

The ‘AWS Well Architected Framework’

Amazon Web Services (AWS) in November published an updated version of their AWS Well Architected Framework paper. This paper has existed for a while; however, this version was my first read of it, and I summarize the paper here. Personally, I believe it is an extremely comprehensive paper capturing the Architectural Thinking that Amazon believes…