SRE Weekly Issue #300

View on sreweekly.com 300 issues. 6 years. Wow! I couldn’t have done it without all of you wonderful people, writing articles and reading issues. Thanks, you make curating this newsletter fun! A message from our sponsor, Rootly: Manage incidents directly from Slack with Rootly 🚒. Automate manual admin tasks like creating incident channel, Jira and… Continue reading SRE Weekly Issue #300

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Using Redis HASH instead of SET to reduce cache size and operating costs

What if we told you that there was a way to dramatically reduce the cost to operate on cloud providers? That’s what we found when we dug into the different data structures offered in Redis. Before we committed to one, we did some research into the difference in memory usage between using HASH versus using… Continue reading Using Redis HASH instead of SET to reduce cache size and operating costs

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Applying the Micro Batching Pattern to Data Transfer

Building consistent data replicas If you have worked on data-rich software systems, chances are you have worked with a distributed architecture where one part of your system needs access to data owned by another part of the system. Whether that architecture is a modern distributed microservices architecture or a set of stand-alone applications looking to exchange… Continue reading Applying the Micro Batching Pattern to Data Transfer

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SRE Weekly Issue #299

View on sreweekly.com A message from our sponsor, Rootly: Manage incidents directly from Slack with Rootly 🚒. Automate manual admin tasks like creating incident channel, Jira and Zoom, paging the right team, postmortem timeline, setting up reminders, and more. Book a demo:https://rootly.com/?utm_source=sreweekly Articles More More More! Why the Most Resilient Companies Want More Incidents Lacking… Continue reading SRE Weekly Issue #299

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Restriction Rules

Restriction Rules: Complementing Salesforce’s Record Access Control Mechanism Introduction If you’ve taken Salesforce Admin 201 training, you might remember learning about Sharing Settings. Sharing Settings include Sharing Models, Criteria Sharing Rules, Manual Sharing, and more. I’m a software engineer on the Record Access Experience team here at Salesforce. When I took this training in 2017,… Continue reading Restriction Rules

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SRE Weekly Issue #298

View on sreweekly.com Email subscribers, my apologies for the double-send last week. I upgraded WordPress and subsequently further cemented my distrust of all version upgrades ever. I carefully tested a fix in staging before rolling it out gradually in preparation for this week’s issue. Just kidding, I hacked on it live until I got it… Continue reading SRE Weekly Issue #298

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SRE Weekly Issue #297

View on sreweekly.com A message from our sponsor, Rootly: Manage incidents directly from Slack with Rootly 🚒. Automate manual admin tasks like creating incident channel, Jira and Zoom, paging the right team, postmortem timeline, setting up reminders, and more. Book a demo:https://rootly.com/?utm_source=sreweekly Articles Avoid frostbite: Stop doing code freezes It’s that time of year again,… Continue reading SRE Weekly Issue #297

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Measuring the Memory Impact for Hybrid Apps

Memory problems are always challenging to detect and fix for mobile applications, particularly on Android, due to many hardware profiles, OS versions, and OEM skins. With proper memory reporting and analysis, most issues are caught during the development lifecycle. Yet if your application is delivering an entire platform, such as the Salesforce Mobile App, the… Continue reading Measuring the Memory Impact for Hybrid Apps

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Scaling an Alerting Service Using AWS Lambda Functions

Anyone who takes monitoring their services seriously knows that alerting is an important character in the monitoring saga. There is no point in collecting a huge amount of metrics if our teams won’t be notified when they breach. When a television show has a successful first season, sometimes you’ll notice it gets a makeover for… Continue reading Scaling an Alerting Service Using AWS Lambda Functions

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