Refactored 011: "Technical Debt"

Wherein Chris discovers Terraform and is instantly an expert, and Frank can't figure out which way avalanches go.

published Feb 23, 2021
Show Notes

Refactored #011: “Technical Debt”

On this episode of Refactored…

  • Frank argues that not everything has to be automated with Terraform while Chris plays devil’s advocate.
  • The Pareto Principle is discussed, which is the observation that about 80% of your results come from about 20% of your effort.
  • The guys talk briefly about GCP and AWS, and then discuss at some length why Azure is even a thing.
  • Chris explains how he thinks & talks about technical debt arguing the “debt” analogy is fairly extensible, but Frank wants something more concrete.
  • … and much more!

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