my first postmortem: an amateur with google apps

This story is about the first major incident that occurred in one of my web applications, chicagoresourcehub.com that caused the app to be down for a long enough extension that it impacted the user’s experience. It occurred around 1.5 years ago when I was first beginning my big step into the tech world. While I had been learning to code on small personal projects before this, the application that I was building in this story was for a paying client. To be honest, it was my first and only paying client, which shows how much of a beginner I was, but also how emotionally intense any technical error or service lapse would be. This incident occurred in the middle of a transition in the services I used, in which I switched from Caspio’s web application (https://www.caspio.com/), which had a database management tool for integrating data into user friendly and searchable […]

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DevNet Create Welcomes Holberton School

:Where Users meet Applications & Infrastructures What is Cisco DevNet? Approximately 3 years ago, Cisco launched DevNet, which is a developer program, providing sandboxes, labs, api’s, and a variety of other tools that help you to produce Cisco-enabled applications to sell and/or use to enhance or manage existing Cisco networks. DevNet is Cisco’s platform to support leading software development integrations with Cisco’s technology. Cisco’s DevNet conference, DevNet Create, hosted in silicon valley, was a successful opportunity for DevNet to outreach to a new community of developers, especially those unaware that Cisco is not just a hardware provider. The first ever DevNet Create, framed as The IoT and cloud developer conference, where applications meet infrastructure supported developers to better understand and utilize the connection between the 2 large hemispheres of the cloud and infrastructure. The conference offered 2 major tracks: (1) the cloud & DevOps track and the (2) IOT & […]

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