SREs, Apply These 6 Rules to Improve the Performance of Your Software

In today’s world, the performance of your IT systems has a direct impact on your brand reputation and overall business revenue. A “good enough” approach to software performance is no…

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10 Challenges to Expect When You Scale Your Monitoring

This post includes contributions from Riley Berton, Principal SRE at Major League Baseball. You started the year with one Kubernetes cluster and now you have 100. How do you deal…

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Shipping Software with an SRE Mindset

This blog post is a summary of a presentation I delivered at SREcon Americas, which can be viewed here. A lot of companies bequeath the projects that they build internally…

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Applying Advanced vs. Basic Monitoring Techniques

Complex architectures, pressures to deploy faster, and demand for optimal performance have placed greater strain on monitoring teams and as a result, an increasing number are looking to implement more…

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10 Principles of Effective Monitoring: A Quick Checklist of Fundamentals

Whether you’re just beginning your monitoring journey or are a seasoned pro, being reminded of monitoring’s core principles is still helpful. From my own experience as a former SRE to…

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Monitoring API Latencies After New Releases: 4 Common Mistakes to Avoid

In our era of rapid release cycles, engineers make frequent API updates in an effort to constantly improve user experiences. But while updates are designed with user benefits in mind,…

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