I’m always interested in stories about Accidental Complexity — when you waste time dealing with the endless layers of tooling that’s required to make a web application today. I’m also super into using Observability (which I’ll call to ability to introspect live systems, though that’s not exactly right). Fortunately for these two hobbies, I caused a partial outage of one of our systems due to terrible Accidental Complexity, and solved it using some delightful Observability. It’s Story Time, gather round!
[continued on dev.to/darklang]