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What’s a DevOps Bard?

In medieval fantasy lore bards were lute playing, singing poets passing on stories and parables.  Further in fantasy role-playing games the bard is often a jack-of-all trades.  This seems doubly apropos for the category for stories about DevOps where traditionally separate skill sets come together and sysadmins end up


This is a fun parable from famous web performance guru Steve Souders (formerly working at Yahoo and currently at Google).  It’s part of his lengthy but excellent video on web front-end latency (~31 minutes in). An office building owner receives escalating complaints from his tenants about how long they have