- On Being A Senior Engineer (@allspaw). Etsy's John Allspaw offers his take on the characteristics of a 'mature engineer.'
- Another go-around on the drawbacks and balances of automation (Wandering Thoughts). Under a post entitled, "Automation Balance," Siebenmann expands on his Tweet: "Before you automate, you manage your systems. After you automate you manage the automation (new work) and your systems (hopefully easier)."
- Automating the Dev in DevOps (YouTube). Electric Cloud CTO Anders Wallgren details how automation can accelerate application cycle time and improve consistency and quality.
- What I learned from Hurricane Sandy as a System Administrator (Martin Gehrke). Post-mortem on lessons learned from Gehrke's 'first real Business Continuity Plan (BCP) event.' (via Reddit)
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