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DevOps Tech Knowledge

Jessica Kahn November 29, 2017

On-Call Horror Story Number Three: This Wins the Most Grueling Award

The demand for code deployments is on a constant incline; developers owning their own code, from creation to production, is mandatory. By no longer separating developers from operations, organizations can innovate with confidence and resiliency in mind. We have many customers successfully living the DevOps philosophy, where incident management sucks...

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Events

Marlo Vernon November 27, 2017

AWS booth

T’is the season for gathering with your global cloud computing community. AWS re:Invent starts tomorrow. Don’t forget to stop by our booth, attend our theater session, or join us for happy hour. VictorOps Booth 713 Stop by our booth to chat and pick up some swag. Schedule a private 1:1...

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DevOps Tech knowledge Mobile

Aaron White November 21, 2017

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Back in 2012 when VictorOps started, the founders made it clear the product needed to not only work well, but excel in a mobile environment. Fast forward five years and the same sentiment lingers within our development team. Mobile is not only important, it’s essential. We’re always thinking about innovation,...

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DevOps Tech knowledge

Amanda Boughey November 20, 2017

On-Call Horror Story Number Three: This Wins the Most Grueling Award

From containers to ChatOps to observability, 2017 was the year of innovation. Developers (including our own) are challenged with creating more, better, faster. With this high demand comes a thirst for knowledge—you can’t do more if you don’t know more. As we reflect on the year we’ve had at VictorOps...

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DevOps Monitoring / Alerting

Marlo Vernon November 14, 2017

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What’s the number one cause of alert fatigue besides problems with your infrastructure? Babies. Imagine being up all night with a screaming infant while also responding to alerts. This is our Developer Advocate Matthew Boeckman’s on-call horror story. He stepped into our confessional booth and told us his worst outage...

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DevOps News

Marlo Vernon November 09, 2017

On-Call Horror Story Number Three: This Wins the Most Grueling Award

Thanks to TechTarget, VictorOps has been selected as a finalist for the DevOps Tools category in the Modern Infrastructure 2018 Impact Awards. These awards shine a light on the best tools and services in the IT scene. It’s up to you to vote for the best of the best –...

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News

Amanda Boughey November 08, 2017

On-Call Horror Story Number Three: This Wins the Most Grueling Award

For the third year in a row, Outside Magazine has placed VictorOps on its Best Places to Work list. As a Boulder-based, tech startup, we believe in a work hard, play hard culture. Our mission as a company is to make life easier for hard working on-call professionals for whom...

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DevOps Events

Marlo Vernon November 07, 2017

On-Call Horror Story Number Three: This Wins the Most Grueling Award

We’re headed to San Francisco for the DevOps Enterprise Summit next week. Come by booth 316, November 13 – 15, or join us for happy hour Wednesday night. What Is DevOps Enterprise Summit? DevOps Enterprise Summit is a conference for the leaders of large, complex organizations implementing DevOps principles and...

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Monitoring / Alerting Tech Knowledge

Davis Godbout November 01, 2017

On-Call Horror Story Number Three: This Wins the Most Grueling Award

A recent study by OfficeTeam revealed that two out of three workers would likely leave their job if they didn’t feel appreciated. How can you show your team you appreciate them? Recognition. And now, with the new On-Call Report in VictorOps, it’s easier to identify which team members deserve recognition....

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DevOps Monitoring / Alerting

Marlo Vernon October 26, 2017

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They’re cringe worthy. They’re nerve racking. They make you sweat just thinking about it. That’s right, we’re talking about on-call horror stories. We asked five VictorOps employees to step into our confessional booth and tell us their worst on-call horror story. Today, Todd Vernon, the CEO and cofounder of VictorOps...

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