Learning a new computer language can be fun! Stretching ourselves to think about problems in new ways..
Looking for help naming (and finding other uses for) a novel technique in detecting grey failures. Possible use cases are discussed here: load balancing, finding saturation points, alerting.. [ed. Decided on the name “Saturation Factor“.]
Ask the right questions, listen carefully and make sure that you’re not hearing just what you want to hear..
Some thoughts about handling critical system issues at scale..
We called our albino squirrel in the backyard, “Snowflake”..
As an SRE, I’m very fortunate to have had training as a pilot. There are many similarities to system operations..