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Episode 440: Alexis Richardson on gitops

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Episode 440: Alexis Richardson on gitops

Alexis Richardson of WeaveWorks discusses gitops.  GitOps is a deployment model for infrastructure and applications in which commits are approved and landed in a git repository, and a deployment agent continuously applies the latest commit from the repository to production.  Host Robert Blumen spoke with Richardson about the origins of the gitops approach, at what […]

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Episode 429: Rob Skillington on High Cardinality Alerting and Monitoring

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Episode 429: Rob Skillington on High Cardinality Alerting and Monitoring

Rob Skillingon discusses the difficulty of scaling monitoring and alerting to high dimensional spaces, as are typically found in modern applications at scale.  High cardinality versus high dimension spaces. The episode begins with a review of monitoring, metrics, metadata, and alerting.  How do things change at scale?  Filtering signals out of high-dimension data sets.  When […]

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Episode 424: Sean Knapp on Dataflow Pipeline Automation

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Episode 424: Sean Knapp on Dataflow Pipeline Automation

Sean Knapp, CEO of Ascend.io, discusses data pipelines and data pipeline automation.  Sean spoke with Host Robert Blumen about the ubiquity of data pipelines; what data pipelines do; where the data comes from, how it is transformed, where it goes; and what it is used for (analytics, machine learning, reporting, alerting, business intelligence).  Semi-automated and […]

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Episode 415: Berkay on Incident Management

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Episode 415: Berkay on Incident Management

Berkay Mollamustafaoglu, founder of Ops Genie, discusses the keys to an effective incident management process.  Many aspects of incident management are counterintuitive. Why does increasing the rate of change increase uptime?  Why is culture the most important thing to get right? Why is having zero incidents not a goal to aim for? SE Radio host […]

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Episode 405: Yevgeniy Brikman on Infrastructure as Code Best Practices

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Episode 405: Yevgeniy Brikman on Infrastructure as Code Best Practices

Yevgeniy Brikman, author of Terraform: Up & Running: Writing Infrastructure as Code and co-founder of Gruntwork talks with host Robert Blumen about how to apply best practices from software engineering to the development of infrastructure as code, primarily with Terraform. The discussion covers similarities and differences between conventional software engineering and code-driven infrastructure; factoring code […]

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