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Effective SRE: Continuous Verification by applying AI to Continuous Delivery and Quality Gate automation

Faster delivery of software will fail without a highly engineered Continuous Delivery Pipeline. It not only ensures various application quality attributes, but also allows testing of the release workflows and practicing the delivery of software. Effective SRE Challenges Triangle (Digital Architects Zurich, 2020) Continuous Verification, as part of Continuous Delivery, addresses the increased need for […]

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Reliability: The backbone of successful businesses

What if we told you that the only thing keeping your business from success is Reliability?  A simple recipe of two main ingredients can define a company’ success and growth: The balance between new features and reliability.  Trustworthiness, the ability to deliver a reliable product, predicting incidents before they happen and putting customers’ business stability at the center of the frame are the main keywords here. More

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Effective SRE Key Capabilities: Observability, OpenTelemetry and MELT

The first concept of Observability appeared in 1960 by the engineer Rudolf E. Kalman, but it wasn’t until 2010 that we discovered the importance of observability in the IT field and its role into the business growth. In a nutshell, Observability is the capability to ask arbitrary questions about your system without knowing them in

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Our Blueprint for a Digital Highway for Continous Software Delivery

In previous blog posts, we have introduced some of the key capabilities to establish the Digital Highway for Continuous Software Delivery:  To recap, the goal of the Digital Highway is to:  “Ensure Service Level Objectives (SLOs) in the age of digital transformation, cloud & DevOps while keeping budget under control and leveraging value-add cloud-native, Machine

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Key Capabilities of a Modern Observability Tool

In a previous blog post, we introduced the key building blocks of Effective SRE (Site Reliability Engineering), which are Observability (often shortened with the numeronym “o11y”), usage of OpenTelemetry and the concept of MELT (Metrics, Events, Logs and Traces). In today’s blog post, we will deep dive into the necessary Key Capabilities for any modern

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Effective SRE: Continuous Verification

Effective SRE: Continuous Verification by applying AI to Continuous Delivery and Quality Gate automation

Faster delivery of software will fail without a highly engineered Continuous Delivery Pipeline. It not only ensures various application quality attributes, but also allows testing of the release workflows and practicing the delivery of software. Continuous Verification, as part of Continuous Delivery, addresses the increased need for application reliability of production systems with intelligent and

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SLO Engineering and Error Budget

EFFECTIVE SRE: SLO engineering and Error Budget

As part of our democratised approach for companies to adopt SRE, we have introduced in a previous blogpost our “Effective SRE” challenge triangle (see below). We then mentioned “SLO Engineering” without exploring it in further details and without describing its related key activities. In this blog post, we will provide you an overview of SLO

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