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SRE principles
Network Services Monitoring

SRE Principles: The 7 Fundamental Rules

In one of our previous articles, we discussed what an SRE is, what they do, and some of the common responsibilities that a typical SRE may have, like supporting operations, dealing with trouble tickets and incident response, and general system monitoring and observability. In this article, we will take a

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Network Services Monitoring

Top 13 Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Tools

The role and responsibilities of a site reliability engineer (SRE) may vary depending on the size of the organization, and as such, so do site reliability engineer tools. For the most part, a site reliability engineer is focused on multiple tasks and projects at one time, so for most SREs,

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Network Services Monitoring

What is a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)?

A site reliability engineer, or SRE, is a role that that encompasses aspects of both software engineering and operations/infrastructure. It also encompasses a strategy and set of practices and principles across service offerings and is closely tied to DevOps and operations. The term site reliability engineering first came into existence

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Performance Tech Tips

Internal Applications: Monitoring from Behind Your Firewall

As companies decide whether or not to move ahead with an “everything in the cloud” strategy for providing consumer-facing applications, enterprise applications are also getting a new shape with web-based applications to support internal business operations. These applications live inside the private network of the organization and often have role-based

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Performance Tech Tips

DNS Blacklist Monitoring: Protect Your Company’s Reputation

Did you know that around 306 billion emails have been sent globally every day in 2020 and about 45 percent of all emails received are spam.  Even more surprisingly, websites that are marked as spam on email portals lose 95 percent of their traffic.  Email servers tend to blacklist certain IDs

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Performance Tech Tips

The Importance of Monitoring SSL Certificates

Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL, is a global security standard technology that is being adopted by a number of different organizations across the globe. Essentially, SSLs are small data files containing a cryptographic key. This key carries important information about the organization using it. Around 600,000 websites have installed SSL

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Performance Tech Tips

The Great Firewall of China: Obstacles to Monitoring Performance

Every year, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology seeks to improve the Great Firewall’s filtering and blocking techniques and enhance its algorithm. There are three state-owned ISP providers, China Unicom, China Telecom, and China Mobile, that control internet in China. The censorship and monitoring of internet have evolved from

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