This is going to sound nerdy. But the three things I love the most in IT are Caching, TLS, and, Load Speed. There's just something about a secure and responsive website that really gets me going. So, today we're going to go through configuring a website so it is the embodiment of those things.
For a lot of people, monitoring is just setting up some default metrics, outputting a few logs and, implementing a new APM if you have time. However, a good monitoring solution requires time to analyse and understand the requirements.
I HATE on-call. That's why when I decided to start doing my own side-hustle, I wanted to make sure there were no 4 AM wake-ups unless necessary. I have designed a very simple and cheap process for monitoring websites that uses AWS services.
"Chaos Engineering" means introducing intentional errors into your environment to test its operational resilience. Here's a story about chaos and small steps you can take as part of your DevOps development process to begin your journey to developing more resilient applications.