This is my personal blog to write on things I’m working on or thinking about. My current job is heavily focused around devops, Kubernetes, and cloud architecture. Much of my free time outside of tech is spent with my wife and our pup. Posts may also explore culture, history or just whatever topic my brain is currently stuck on.

Pulumi & The State of IaC

More Tools, More Problems Each technology shift brings new tools to our daily work, often introducing new layers of abstraction or DSLs with their own limitations and edge cases. We need to view the cost of these abstractions more critically. The best way I can describe the state of most IaC tools is that they operate in the uncanny valley: very close to what is needed, but not quite good enough.