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Posted by Alex Nauda |
SLOs are good; SLOs for defined customer segments are better

We in the SRE world often speak in generalities about “customer happiness” and how SLOs can help us find that ideal balance between software reliability and the velocity at which...

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Posted by Alex Hidalgo |
Today I Join the Noble Pursuit of User Happiness

Today I am joining Nobl9 as their principal site reliability engineer. My goal in life is to make people happy, and I think this company is following a noble pursuit...

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Posted by Kit Merker |
5 “Reasons” I Hate SLOs

Excuses! I’ve heard them all. When it comes to why people “hate” Service Level Objectives (SLOs), I have heard my share of explanations, so many, in fact, that I’ve been...

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Posted by Kit Merker |
Measuring and Optimizing CPU Performance

Software engineers are under constant pressure to make their desktop, laptop, and client applications run as efficiently as possible.  That’s easier said than done. Just ask Aaron Tyler, Principal Software...

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Posted by Marcin Kurc |
Monitoring Tells Me Nothing, Says Your CEO

Do you need to justify your infrastructure spend to your CEO? In this article, we’ll equip you to communicate clearly and in CEO language about how the infrastructure investment you...

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Posted by Alex Nauda |
Optimizing Cloud Costs through Service Level Objectives

Are you spending too much on cloud services? Is there a way to optimize your cloud spend and dramatically lower it? Here’s a hint: it has nothing to do with...

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