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Ten lessons from twelve years of AWS

Ten lessons from twelve years of AWS

Slides from my keynote at the AWS Community Day Australia and New Zealand.
https://aws-community-day-online.splashthat.com

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Adrian Hornsby

July 07, 2020
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  1. AWS Community Day Online Australia and New Zealand

  2. 10 lessons from 12 years working on AWS Adrian Hornsby

    Principal Developer Advocate, AWS @adhorn
  3. Agustinus Nalwan Nathan Glover Peter Sbarski

  4. #AWSCommunityDayANZ

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  6. January 2018

  7. #1 - It’s the customers and the information you give them

    that’s important, not the technology.
  8. # 2 - You can’t know everything.

  9. #3 - Invest in people skills.

  10. #4 - Embrace failure.

  11. #5 - Don’t blame people when things fail.

  12. #6 - Route53 is NOT a database.

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  14. #7 - Watch out for heuristics and biases!

  15. #8 – Writing.

  16. #9 – Mentoring.

  17. #10 - Ask others for their opinions :)

  18. Thank you! @adhorn https://medium.com/@adhorn