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A Guide to the Best SRE and DevOps Conferences in 2022

April 25, 2022

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and DevOps conferences are a great opportunity for tech professionals to connect with prominent industry experts,...

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A Guide to the Best SRE and DevOps Conferences in 2022

April 25, 2022

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and DevOps conferences are a great opportunity for tech professionals to connect with prominent industry experts,...

How to Negotiate a Site Reliability Engineer Employment Contract

March 10, 2022

For any candidate that receives an offer, a company-employee contract can be confusing and overwhelming. Complex legal language can complicate the...

How to Prepare for a Virtual SRE Interview

March 3, 2022

While most job interviews are no longer face-to-face, they are screen-to-screen. You’ll still prep in much the same way—except you don’t have to...

Reasons Why Our Clients Don't Hire You as Their SRE

February 24, 2022

Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) are a highly sought-after group, but most in the field are passive candidates. Furthermore, that doesn’t mean that...

DevOps Interview Tips

February 10, 2022

For DevOps and Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) professionals, an interview is an opportunity. Even if you’re a passive candidate, there was something...

Coding Platforms used in SRE Interviews - LeetCode vs. HackerRank

January 27, 2022

Due to the increasing requirements toward the stability of applications and systems, the demand for Site Reliability Engineers is growing every year....

What it takes to become a Technical Leader

January 20, 2022

Technical leadership bridges the gap between engineering and business. A tech lead guides the team’s efforts towards a shared goal. But far from...

Is the SRE manager role dying?

January 5, 2022

Professionals who come into the SRE role are forward-thinkers with a unique background (typically at the intersection of demonstrated expertise in...

How to measure engineering productivity

December 29, 2021

Successful DevOps-driven companies looking to expand the scope of their business need to find efficient ways to scale their engineering...

Startup Equity Compensation in the DevOps/SRE Market

December 16, 2021

The DevOps/SRE space is consistently a highly competitive marketplace. The unprecedented shift in the way we work, communicate and consume emphasized...

DevOps Monitoring vs. Observability

December 9, 2021

Modern IT infrastructures are significantly growing in complexity as the DevOps, SRE, and platform engineering disciplines fast-forward technological...

Remote Work in the DevOps/SRE Sector Continues to Rise Post-pandemic

November 25, 2021

The health pandemic caused a massive shift to remote work across sectors and industries that took by storm businesses and people on a global scale...

How startups compete for DevOps/SRE hiring

November 11, 2021

DevOps helps organizations deliver solutions to their end-users more safely and faster than ever with high-performance outcomes. These include better...

DevOps Monitoring Solutions – Off-the-Shelf vs. Custom-Built

October 5, 2021

Organizations that have successfully implemented DevOps can release new and improved features faster than ever with the frequent deployment of...

I’m not a Tech Lead; I’m an Architect and vice versa

September 30, 2021

When modern technology-driven enterprises, from large corporations to startups across industries, race to hire senior DevOps/SRE talent, it’s easy to...

How “DevOps Engineer” became the most in-demand job title

September 28, 2021

The past few years have seen a radical shift in software development and digital adoption that transformed traditional business models. The DevOps...

Blockchain and DevOps

September 22, 2021

As Bitcoin firmly enters the mainstream and the blockchain space evolves beyond the banking sector, corporations in all industries are increasingly...

FinOps Automation Tools: Should you Build or Buy?

September 9, 2021

Automation reduces the effort of manual, repetitive tasks that need to be performed frequently, thus reducing the risks of human error, helping...

US Executive Order on Cybersecurity: What it Means for DevOps

August 17, 2021

The Biden Administration issued on May 12, 2021, an Executive Order to strengthen the federal government’s cybersecurity defenses against “persistent...

The History and Future of Chaos Engineering

August 3, 2021

The continuous evolution of microservices and cloud architectures has consumers and businesses depending on complex systems in which failures are...

Equity vs. RSUs

July 22, 2021

DevOps is, without a doubt, a highly competitive marketplace. The unprecedented acceleration in digital transformation put into perspective the...

What is GitOps and Why It’s Taking Off

July 15, 2021

GitOps is an operational framework that stemmed from DevOps processes. At its core, DevOps represents a set of practices and a cultural shift that...

Skills of a Stellar Founding Site Reliability Engineer

July 6, 2021

In 2020, the acceleration in digital transformation pushed more and more companies to adopt digital technologies to stay competitive. Organizations...

Why DevOps Candidates Should be Careful with Online Company Review Platforms

July 1, 2021

We live in a world where easy access to information means everyone and everything gets reviewed. Transparency revolutionized the way we buy, travel,...

How to Prepare for a DevOps Interview: The Dos and Don’ts

June 24, 2021

The acceleration of digital transformation has enabled more and more companies to adopt digital technologies, thus expanding the opportunities for...

DevOps Interview Tips: Nailing the Remote Interview

May 7, 2021

Interviewing looks much different now than in the past. While remote work was routine for many, the pandemic forced almost every company to adopt new...

A Guide to the Best SRE and DevOps Conferences in 2021

April 28, 2021

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and DevOps conferences are a great opportunity for tech professionals to connect with prominent industry experts,...

Entertaining a Counteroffer after Accepting a New SRE Job

April 26, 2021

In a market such as that for Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) jobs, where demand is high and supply is low, most candidates are passive. However,...