An Infrastructure Koan | June 3, 2013

The new engineer approached the old engineer.

The new engineer asked: "When things go wrong, who fixes it right away?"

"The brave soul who is on-call," said the old engineer.

"And after that, what happens?"

"We take some time and give it another fix that lasts for a while," said the old one.

"Yes," said the new engineer. "But who will fix it permanently?"

"Mu," the old one said.