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Commits on Mar 21, 2013
  1. Berlin 2013: Wes Manson

    Jens Braeuer authored
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+author: Wes Mason
+title: "Island Life: How we built and deployed the Honshū way"
+Honshū, or Honshuu, is the largest island of Japan.
+It is also the codename for the complete rewrite of Server Density that has been over a year in the making, embracing a service orientated architecture similar to those popularised by Amazon and Netflix.
+At the heart of Honshuu is the idea that every service is an island. Any island can talk to another, using strict traditions and customs, and almost any island can communicate freely with the wider world via intermediaries and guardians of custom.
+Each island *is* the main land, looking after it's own concerns, only caring that other islands *can* communicate with it, but not what goes on outside.
+This is a *cultural shift* away from other ways of working more than technological. Knowing when to spin out a new "island" and making sure it can be communicated with in the same fashion as it's neighbours, from common build strategies regardless of base technology, to involving ops as a guiding principle from the very first steps as to how an island should be built.
+Wes Mason
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