Lean Into Those “Single Points of Failure”

A single point of failure (SPOF) is a part of a system that, if it fails, will stop the entire system from working.

Them: “We tried to use Kubernetes for this one thing, but it was a disaster.”

Me: “Why?”

Them: “Oh it just stopped scheduling containers for some reason. To be honest, we didn’t really have time to look into it.”

“All the wood behind one arrow” — Scott McNealy (CEO, Sun Microsystems)

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