Now, I hear you thinking: "Why on Earth should I do this? I have unit/integration/... tests"
Ah, yes, you have tests. Tell me, do you test what happens if a third-party service goes down? Or takes a lot longer to respond when that service hits its busiest time of the day?
Or what would happen if you tried to write data into a SQL database that has no more disk space?
All of these - and more! - cases can be discovered early, during development time. And I'll gladly show you how.
He's also a Microsoft Azure MVP, crew member at Techorama, global organizer of the Global Azure Bootcamp and speaks at local meetups and usergroups.
Kevin is a freelance solution architect, Pluralsight author & consultant, living in Antwerp (Belgium). These days he's mainly focused on RESTful architectures & security for web applications and mobile applications.
He's a Microsoft MVP, and a keen proponent of open-source software.
Location: Microsoft België, Brussels National Airport - Passport Building, 1K Luchthavenlaan, BE-1930 Zaventem