Netflix is heavily invested in DevOps. Developers build, deploy and operate their own server clusters and are accountable when things go wrong. In case of failure, a session is organized where the root cause of the issue is investigated, and ways are discussed to prevent similar issues in the future -- similar to the five whys.
But instead of adding a back door to their servers, the companies were essentially asked to erect a locked mailbox and give the government the key, people briefed on the negotiations said. Facebook, for instance, built such a system for requesting and sharing the information, they said.
My name is Tom Scott and this is my personal blog. I currently work at Nature Publishing Group, I previously worked at the BBC. However, these are my thoughts and observations not theirs.
I’m interested in and blog about how to make the web more human literate, linking data the webby way.