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Notes from an SRE Meetup: 15 August 2018 at Twitter

Some of the kaizenOps.io team went to the August 15, 2018 Site reliability meetup at Twitter. Here are some quick notes we took.1 Brian Weber from Twitter: “Diving into Production Issues at Scale” SREs understand that there is a customer on both sides of the service:...

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Applied Kaizen for Software Services

KaizenOps.io is a brand new take on production incident management with heavy reliance on AI. We aim to delight our users, mostly Site Reliability Engineers and DevOps practitioners, by delivering actionable insights during production incidents. When an incident is...

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SRE Culture: Communication is a defining trait

  Site reliability engineers (SREs) and developers must work together. Good SREs facilitate open engineering cultures by being able to speak everyone’s language – code, systems, and people. To be fair, there are plenty of operations engineers, sysadmins, and...

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Rough Edges on the Cloud Technological Forefront

Using AWS Cloudformation stacks to manage our AWS infrastructure and components has been a pleasant experience that’s highlighted the cloud’s flexibility.  Stacks allow us to know at a glance what we have up and available in an environment.  They also allow us...

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Announcing the kaizenOps.io Early Access Program

kaizenOps.io is the Slack-based virtual assistant that analyses your monitoring tools to the fundamental questions everyone has when an incident occurs: How are customers impacted? What is the problem? How do I fix it? The machine learning at the heart of kaizenOps.io...

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From Silicon to Clojure – An Abstract Journey

Old School Web Applications Perhaps soon it will be a shock to say that when I started programming, I built software for a computer.  A very real and physical manifestation of electronic parts I could touch or assemble. For example, when I was 10 we wrote BASIC...

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Event marketer’s “emergency kit”

What should you bring to an event where you are setting up a booth? Read on for our journey to an emergency kit of supplies for our DevOpsDays events. Why DevOpsDays? We developed and architected our product design with significant input from a handful of site...

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Reflections on DevOpsDays NYC 2018

DevOpsDays NYC 2018 was the first conference we sponsored. We knew the community around DevOpsDays was spectacular – full of exciting speakers and amazing sharing and values of inclusion. The community manager in me was excited by the community vibe and code of...

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