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Active/Active Multi-Region Systems on Steroids With Serverless

As the world migrates to the concept of DevOps the primary goal becomes clear. How can we increase velocity while maintaining our system’s stability? With the motive of going faster, we also risk increased chances of failure. The risk is even higher when considering concepts such as GitOps where we see ... Read More
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Ebbs and Flows Of DevOps Debugging PART 2

| | debugging, DEVOPS
This piece is the second part of a two-part series on how focusing on cloud debugging practices can accelerate our DevOps intentions. In part 1, we explored how an increased move to the cloud pushed for the adoption of DevOps practices. However, throughout the past decade or so, since we have been ... Read More
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Ebbs and Flows Of DevOps Debugging PART 1

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Ever since Patrick Debois coined the word DevOps back in , teams and organizations have been clamoring to adopt relevant practices, tools, and a sense of culture in a bid to increase velocity while maintaining stability. However, this race to incorporate “DevOps” in software development practices has resulted in a perversion ... Read More
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The Theory and Motive Behind Active/Active Multi-Region Architectures

| | DEVOPS
The date was 24th December 2012, Christmas eve. The world’s largest video streaming service, Netflix experienced one of its worst incidents in company history. The incident was an outage of video playback on TV devices for customers in Canada, the United States, and the LATAM region. Fortunately, the enduring efforts of responders ... Read More
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CaaS Services Through AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

On the 1st of December, 2020, as the world was preparing for the end of a turbulent year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic among other things, AWS presented the cloud community with an early present. Container support for AWS Lambda functions. The ability to package and deploy Lambda functions as container ... Read More
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An Observability Balancing Act With Gitops

As companies intensify their push towards adopting DevOps practices and cultural values, there are several practical methodologies cropping up. One such concept is GitOps which stems from the DevOps need of automating everything and the philosophy of you build it you run it ... Read More
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Strengthening Observability With Dashboard as Code

| | DEVOPS, IaC, observability
As DevOps takes grip of the software industry, an inevitable left-shift is noted under the philosophy of “you build it you run it”. It is this philosophy we now see emerging in all domains sitting at the right end of the software development spectrum such as monitoring and alerting ... Read More