We hear lot about the automation now a days. Should we automate anything and everything? Yes, most of it. However, we must understand why do we need to bring automation. As far as I understand, we need to automate if it relates to below mentioned points at least.
- Is it a repeated task?
- Does it save time during deployment (like saving down time)
- Does it avoid human error?
- Does it bring standardization in repeated tasks?
I have seen engineers trying to codify everything which might waste hours of time or days, but it could have done in few minutes vs hours vs days. I have done such things in the past, but it is for learning though.Continue reading “Are You Automating Too Much?”