Stories by Nigel Kersten, CTO, Puppet Labs

The key to robust apps and ops: Be your own worst enemy

Webscale pioneers like Netflix, Google, Amazon and Etsy have made a science of breaking their own applications and infrastructure so that they can determine if their application and operations architecture is complete and robust. While few IT shops run their apps and infrastructure in the same way as these behemoths, valuable lessons for CIOs and CTOs of all stripes can be found in the innovative practices these companies have created.