My Time At S3.


December 1, 2014 was my last day at Amazon S3. I joined March 28, 2011 and witnessed tremendous growth. I left as a senior software engineer, and I was with Amazon S3 since around four hundred billion objects, and I helped shipped several public features:

I ended working on stuff that I couldn't talk about.

The core reason that I left was that I had a sense of closure. The most recent launch of event notifications was the last feature I wanted from S3 so that I could build more stuff on top of it. Combine this with the launch of lambda, and I'm as happy as a dead pig in the sun.

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Keep in mind, I write this, and I ship immediately. There may be problems. Thoughts may be incomplete. I write something to share, but it may be sorely lacking. If you think something I say has potential, and has problems. Feel free to contact me. I am a friendly person, and I love feedback. Especially critical feedback that is actionable.

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Disclaimer: Opinions expressed are solely my own and do not express the views or opinions of my employer.

Also note, I do not use a spell checker. I maintain this entire site with nano because I'm an old man.