For cloud deployments, ‘it works’ is not good enough | Computing

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“It works.” That's a term used to go right along with “success,” but these days it means that you've gotten an instance of a solution up and running. But it's typically falling short in some way that those that use the term “it works” don't yet understand.

Why? If you have an IT problem to solve using cloud technology, there are about 5! (five factorial) solutions, and they all “work.” However, only one solution pattern and corresponding technology solution are the most optimal.

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So, you can have something working, but it's costing you $1 million a month in lost efficiency. Yet those who crafted the solution are marveling at the fact that it's functioning—and are typically unaware of the lost value that they created. Nobody bothers to figure it out, so they move forward with a suboptimal solution, money is lost, and the business is worse off.

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