When not to monitor your systems
With too many alerts, you can be paralized into inaction.
Do you monitor deployments?
I've seen a broken deployment go unnoticed for several hours before being fixed. No more!
Adventures in DevOps 125: The Pull Request Paradox with Yishai Beeri
Yishai Beeri of LinearB discusses strategies to improve flow of PRs and code review with smarter tooling.
Adventures in DevOps 124: The Intersection of Data and DevOps
How can DevOps work with data and reporting?
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Two kinds of errors
Users shouldn't see stack traces. Devs shouldn't see JSON parsing errors. Send the right error to the right place.
The blury line between Trunk-Based Development and Continuous Integration
If you practice TBD with days-long branches, is it still TBD? I don't know. But it's certainly not continuous integration.
Two flavors of Trunk-Based Development
There are two related practices that are often called "Trunk-Based Development", which can lead to some confusion.
Stop the bleeding!
If your project doesn't already use a static analysis tool to detect obvious bugs, start today!
Adventures in DevOps 122: Modern Updates to CI/CD Deployments
CloudFlare pages, Vercel, Next.js and other next-gen CI/CD tools.
Give your teams a private Slack channel
Why I prefer every team has their own public and private Slack channel.
Adventures in DevOps 118: Elements to Make an App DevOps Ready
We discuss the preliminary steps to consider when creating a new app.