Like last week, I prepared this week’s issue in advance, so no Outages section. Have a great week!
Soundcloud is very clear on the fact that they are not at Google scale. It’s interesting to see how they apply SRE principles at their scale.
Björn “Beorn” Rabenstein — SoundCloud
Here’s why Target set up their ELK stack, and how they used it to troubleshoot a problem in ElasticSearch itself.
Dan Getzke — Target
A key point in this article is that calculating your error budget as just “100% – SLO” goes about things backward.
Adam Hammond — Squadcast
They periodically scale up their systems just to test and be sure they’ll be ready for big events like Black Friday / Cyber Monday.
Kathryn Tang — Shopify
In this post, we’ll focus on service ownership. Why is service ownership important? How should teams self-organize to achieve it? Where’s the best place to start?
This fun troubleshooting story hinges around the internal details of how PostgreSQL’s sequences work.
Pete Hamilton — incident.io