Over the weekend I found myself on a plane from Zurich to Chicago. While in Switzerland, I became aware of an issue related to a microservice I maintained in which it would stop serving responses and need to be restarted.
The time came to take down a Docker container and deploy the image onto another server. Easy enough. Only, the original maintainer was long gone. Rumor had it that he was off the grid. So, even if he remembered what
Bastardize–cool word right? In this context it means something along the lines of debasing an original concept by tacking on elements that are incongruous. In the realm of gaming, for example, Pokemon Go is a bastardization of the original Pokemon
I’m not a fan of horror stories, but I often find myself as the main character in them. As a DevOps engineer, it’s important to approach production issues with poise and tact, regardless of how tempting it may be to