I deleted a production database

And learned a few things along the way

Adrian Hornsby
The Cloud Architect
14 min readMar 5, 2023

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A stormy day at work

It happened more than a decade ago. While I might have forgotten some technical details, I remember how I felt like it was yesterday.

“I am done. It is the end, and I will be fired now.”

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Adrian Hornsby
The Cloud Architect

Principal System Dev Engineer @ AWS ☁️ I break stuff .. mostly. Opinions here are my own.