Debugging AccessDenied in AWS IAM

Debugging AccessDenied in AWS IAM

botocore.exceptions.ClientError: An error occurred (AccessDenied) when calling the PutObject operation: Access Denied Ugh… that looks like it could be the start of a two hour or two week long goose chase. Understanding why access was denied and implementing a...
Site Operations Blessing

Site Operations Blessing

Photo by Brian Suh Here’s a little blessing you can say for your teams and website responsible for operations this peak-filled holiday season: Thank you to all who have improved our system’s capabilities and robustness for our customers. May our dashboards...
Review: The Unicorn Project

Review: The Unicorn Project

The Unicorn Project tells the transformation story of Parts Unlimited first described in The Phoenix Project through a different set of people and with a different focus. These characters, their story, and the focus on The Five Ideals a compelling way to learn about...
The DevOps Organization Build Trap

The DevOps Organization Build Trap

I am learning a lot from Melissa Perri’s ‘Escaping the Build Trap’ in my studies of product management. Perri says in chapter 9 ‘Organizing Your Teams’: You can’t build an organizational structure without a product vision, because the...