2016 Lessons Learned

serverless is just a more mainframey version of cloud, the cloud is still just someone else's computer, the network is still not free, there is no point in automating networks we don't know how to build, you still to learn to be an engineer first, we still have not answered "how many balloons fit in a bag," hyperconverged, disaggregated, and cloud are what will be left, the human side of engineering is just as important as the engineering side of engineering, the centralization craze is waning, state, surface, optimization, choose two, rule 11 still applies