KISS: Keeping Infrastructure Simple, Seriously

Video

About the Talk

Infrastructure is often complex — large collections of components interacting to deliver a seamless product to end customers. The key to successful complex infrastructures is a continual focus on simplicity.

What You’ll Learn

  • How complex infrastructures can be made simple
  • How to apply some basic rules to any infrastructure to enable simplicity
  • How to actively build in observability to maintain simplicity

Resources

  • Slides

About the Presenter

Chris Higgins is Vice President of Infrastructure at DigitalOcean. He has been a Unix geek since 1989, building the Internet since 1994, and building the cloud since 2008.