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Chris Chen

Speech - System Design Decisions - wins and losses in recent Cloud Native projects

AWS, System Design, Architecture, Speech, Testing, Observability1 min read

I presented this brown-bag session to folks at Cevo.

During the Easter holidays, I got some downtime to replay and re-assess some system design decisions I'd made in the past 2-3 software projects. This talk captured my reflections.

Quoting Uncle Bob in the book Clean Code, I reckon sometimes we have to learn things through grinding.

There are two parts to learning carftsmanship: knowledge and work. You must gain the knowledge of principles, patterns, practices, and heuristics that a carftsman knows, and you must also grind that knowledge into your fingers, eyes, and gut by working hard and practicing.