Posts from author "Akshat Goyal"

Deeper Dive into SLO: Effects on Development, Culture and Performance
Deeper Dive into SLO: Effects on Development, Culture and Performance

Thanks to Service Level Objectives (SLOs), your teams have a numerical threshold for system availability, so everyone has a clear vision of what keeps the users and the business happy.

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Components in Designing Effective SLOs
Components in Designing Effective SLOs

Service Level Objectives or SLOs serve as an objective measure of your system's performance. And when designed well, SLOs can help you direct engineering efforts effectively. It does not matter whether you're working in a startup or a tech giant; there is always a natural tension between the speed of

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Strace – A Hidden Superpower
Strace – A Hidden Superpower

As with any operating system, it’s not uncommon to encounter issues while running Linux and associated applications. This is especially true while using closed-source programs since granular code inspection isn’t possible.

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A Primer on Saturation SLO: What Is It and Do You Need to Consider It?
A Primer on Saturation SLO: What Is It and Do You Need to Consider It?

What is Saturation and why should you think about it as an SLO? Saturation can be understood as the load on your network and server resources.

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Sleep Friendly Alerting
Sleep Friendly Alerting

We've all been woken up with that dreaded Slack notification at ungodly hours only to realise that the alert was all smoke and no fire. The perfect recipe for dread and alert fatigue.

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SRE with Last9 is incredibly easy. But don’t just take our word for it.