SRE Weekly Issue #201

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Looking from multiple perspectives is incredibly important to effectively learn from an incident. Equally true for asking what went right.

Subbu Allamaraju

Failure to anticipate and design for
the new challenges that are certain to arise following periods of technology change leads
to automation surprises when advocates are surprised by negative unintended consequences that offset apparent benefits

Thanks to Greg Burek for this one.

David Woods — Ohio State University

Start the year off with this refreshingly deep dive into how variable-argument functions in C work.

Jan Schaumann

Think you know how to write files safely, say with fsync() or something? Think again.

In conclusion, computers don’t work

Dan Luu


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