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How to avoid this?

At Gousto we have the mentality of “you build it, you run it”. This means our developers are responsible for the design, implementation, testing, running and monitoring of their services on the Gousto Platform, in all environments including Production. This mentality also enables the Platform team to focus on improving our tools and capabilities to make the lives of Gousto developers easier.

This is great in principle but in practice, it requires more than just a statement of intent:

It requires:

  • Knowledge of AWS.
  • Knowledge of the Gousto Platform.
  • Knowledge of building and deploying code.
  • Knowledge of testing and releasing changes. …

James Carson

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