I can’t help but feel comparing configuration management to infrastructure orchestration is very apples-to-oranges.
I understand the gist of what you’re saying, but in the real world, comparing apples and oranges is useful. There are many, many people in the world (including the ~100k who read this post) who want to know the…
Wow. Storing business-critical data on the root disk of a server running in an Auto Scale Group? I think it’s a pretty strong contender for winning a Cloud Darwin Award!
Heh, to be fair, this was a pre-prod environment and they had not yet gone to prod. Figure this sort of stuff out is exactly why they brought us in :)