When and Why to Adopt Feature Flags

What if there was a way to deploy a new feature into production but not actually turn it on until you’re ready? Well, there is. These ..

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Zero Impact SQL Database Deployments

The connection between an application and SQL database raises some interesting and complicated challenges when the time comes to update ..

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ITIL 4 and Incident Response

If the IT industry were a religion, ITIL would be its sacred text – or at least one of them. Like a sacred text, ITIL lays out the concepts ..

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Preventing Incident Severity Progression

When service degradation and service outages go from bad to worse, it’s an awful feeling. It’s bad enough that something broke in general. ..

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Best Practices for Status Pages

Status pages have become the end-users window into your team’s operations. Companies with status pages are doing the right thing for their ..

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Living in an Interrupt Driven Culture

I don’t know how the term “shaving the yak” caught on, but I’m willing to embrace it for all of its weirdness and meaning. We all spend ..

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Securely Keeping Kubernetes Secrets in Git

At first glance, storing Kubernetes secrets seems simple enough. Kubernetes stores them automatically in etcd, a key-value store. And, Kubernetes can ..

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