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If an engineer is a great developer, why would he or she opt for an SRE role? Here is a caricature of being a developer: Working in Sprints, getting a ticket with all of the BA work completed, spending 3-4 days on that problem, marking it done, getting the next ticket and so on. This is a really boring work environment. Yes there are better environments to ...


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What about Name = "prometheus", Value = ".*". That is something that worked for me. An alternative can be Name = "severity", Value = ".*" also.


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I think that if an SRE is spending “a lot of time on operational tasks” then they are missing an opportunity to improve their situation through code. Not all code is managed, but one of the driving tenets of the DevOps and SRE models is to approach operational problems as if they are software problems. As far as rotating roles within and SRE team, you do ...


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First, etcd is a core component in Kubernetes clusters. It is based on the Raft Consensus Algorithm and a weaker point with it is when the latency between the members (e.g. in the distribued etcd database) in the cluster is larger and vary more. It might work to deploy it with longer latency between the nodes (e.g. regions as in cross-region) but it might ...


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This is a good question and it is worth bearing in mind that that Ops can mean different things in different organizations. There is a) what you might call SysOps which is to do with the reliable running of the systems and which SRE effectively replaces in a DevOps context and b) what one might call Application Support which deals with manual intervention of ...


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