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KISS: Keeping Infrastructure Simple, Seriously

Published on November 11, 2020 · Updated on November 11, 2020
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By Chris Higgins
Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
KISS: Keeping Infrastructure Simple, Seriously


About the Talk

Infrastructure is often complex — large collections of components interacting to deliver a seamless product to end customers. The key to successful complex infrastructures is a continual focus on simplicity.

What You’ll Learn

  • How complex infrastructures can be made simple
  • How to apply some basic rules to any infrastructure to enable simplicity
  • How to actively build in observability to maintain simplicity


About the Presenter

Chris Higgins is Vice President of Infrastructure at DigitalOcean. He has been a Unix geek since 1989, building the Internet since 1994, and building the cloud since 2008.

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