I firmly believe that systems should be self maintaining. In my career as a Linux Architect, I am always deep in thought; thinking of new ways to improve the environments that I am responsible for managing.
These thoughts typically lead to the development of new methods to improve service delivery which reduce operations and maintenance costs, and ultimately improve the product that I deliver to my customers (consumers of my delivered services). In my mind, a Linux server is just a tool used to deliver a service.
When the tool fails, the provided service fails and ultimately; I fail.Full story »