You Have Control

You Have Control

My keynote from PyCon Israel 2018.

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Andrew Godwin

June 04, 2018
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    Hi, I’m Andrew Godwin • Django core developer • Senior

    Software Engineer at • Private + Instrument pilot
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    On Hexanitrohexaazaisowurtzitane "...a more stable form of it, by mixing

    it with TNT. Yes, this is an example of something that becomes less explosive as a one-to-one cocrystal with TNT."
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    On “Sand Won’t Save You This Time” "...the operator is

    confronted with the problem of coping with a metal-fluorine fire. For dealing with this situation, I have always recommended a good pair of running shoes."
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    Airplane Car Walking Train 220 130 30.8 Deaths per billion

    hours (Per passenger, UK 1990-2000) 30
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    This only works if you have redundancy All of these

    systems have a backup that lets you land.
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    "We'll ignore errors so the site doesn't crash!" "Save the

    invalid data and we'll fix it later"
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    Fail hard if anything unexpected happens Validate all your data

    strictly in and out Deploy changes early and often
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    We all want this for our code, but the way

    to do it is to build for failure.
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    Make it very difficult to do again. Why did your

    software let this happen? What's the UX of your admin tools like?
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    Reward maintenance as well as firefighting It's easy to look

    good when you ship broken and are always heroically fixing it.
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