Best Practices for managing BASH Scripts

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Let’s face it, even with all the changes in how we run systems at scale, shell scripts are still a go-to tool in the DevOps & Site Reliability Engineers toolbelt. The simplicity of BASH has kept it relevant, but even though we rely on these shell scripts daily, they are often poorly managed.

Prevalent anti-practices such as being copied manually from server to server, edited live on a single…

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Benjamin Cane

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Distinguished Engineer @AmericanExpress building payments systems. Author: https://amzn.to/3kuCFpz, Thoughts, & Opinions are my own.