Three Golden Rules for Deploying Cloud-Based Technology | by Arron Dougan | October 2022

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Simply put, maintainability can be described as the ease with which a tool can do its job.

Almost daily, my LinkedIn and Medium feeds are full of new companies falling victim to a cloud-based data breach, usually through social engineering or accidental misconfigurations. Regardless of the solution in the cloud, it pays to keep things secure!

Reliability is the likelihood of your solution breaking, ruining a user’s day and an on-call engineer’s evening.

Both business criticism and data sensitivity will of course determine how much you invest in each of these areas. In my experience, systems become more critical and sensitive over time. So start thinking about these areas from day one and iterate over time.


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