FireHydrant's POV and thoughts
Avoid frostbite: Stop doing code freezes
A code freeze is intentionally halting changes to your codebase and environments in an effort to reduce the risk of an outage.On the surface, pausing on deployments feels like a logical solution to preventing incidents. Unfortunately, this isn't the case.
We’ve raised a $23M Series B to help us get to a world where all software is reliable
We envision a world where all software is reliable, and we’re on a mission to help every company that builds or operates software get closer to 100% reliability. Today, we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve raised $23 million to help us further our goal.
Pragmatic Incident Response: 3 Lessons Learned from Failures
Lessons learned from the front line that you actually immediately use in your incident management process.
It's Time We Throw Out the Usage of 'Postmortem'
Why are we using the term 'postmortem' when no one died? In any other job, conducting a postmortem means someone perished, so we need to switch to another phrase to lessen the gruesomeness of software incidents. I wanted to provide some ideas that your organization could possibly run with as a replacement to “Postmortem.”
A Single Person On-Call “Rotation” is a Critical Vulnerability
Why distributing your on-call workload is critical.
Open Source can be a Silver Bullet, but your Application Might be a Werewolf
A story about open source.