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Events

Amanda Boughey October 24, 2017

We can’t wait to see you at AWS re:Invent! Here’s everything you need to know about the event, and how you can get involved with VictorOps. About AWS re:Invent AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community. The event features keynote...

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DevOps Tech Knowledge

Matthew Boeckman October 20, 2017

The Analysis phase of the Incident Lifecycle occurs after an incident is resolved, and focuses on learning. This phase is often referred to as a postmortem, but increasingly teams prefer the term “Post Incident Review” (PIR), or “Post Incident Analysis” to describe the event and activities surrounding unpacking of the...

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DevOps Tech Knowledge

Matthew Boeckman October 12, 2017

The Remediation phase of the Incident Lifecycle is the action packed firefight. The main event. The diagnosis. The fix. The attempted fix. The workaround. In this phase we address whatever pattern created an incident in the Detection phase of the lifecycle. Teams who focus on reducing Mean Time To Repair...

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DevOps Events

Kyle Herring October 10, 2017

The 2017 All Day DevOps virtual conference is fast approaching! On October 24th, registrants across the globe will be provided with access to over 100 streaming sessions, all focused on DevOps. The best part about this extraordinary gathering of DevOps minds? It’s completely free to register. All Day DevOps sessions...

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Integrations Tech Knowledge

Todd Vernon October 05, 2017

Today VictorOps is announcing our integration with Cybric’s Continuous Security-as-a-Service platform. The speed of DevOps adoption, coupled with maturing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery cycles in companies, requires companies to reevaluate the way they detect security vulnerabilities. Every push to production is an opportunity for new, competitive functionality for your...

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DevOps Events

October 04, 2017

Last year I had the honor of presenting a talk titled “The Unrealized Role of Monitoring and Alerting” during the 15-hour global DevOps (FREE) conference known as All Day DevOps. The online event provided amazing content to over 13,500 attendees across multiple time zones and included topics like Continuous Integration,...

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DevOps Monitoring / Alerting

Marlo Vernon September 27, 2017

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We’re back again with the second tale in our series of on-call horror stories. Our first story featured Bryce’s most embarrassing on-call experience. This time, Dan Hopkins, VictorOps VP of Engineering, stepped into the confessional booth to tell his worst outage story. Watch the video, or read on to learn...

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Events

Marlo Vernon September 20, 2017

Velocity New York is coming up from October 1 through 4, and we can’t wait to see you there! The O’Reilly Velocity Conference is the best place on the planet for web ops and systems engineering professionals to learn from your peers, exchange ideas with other experts, and share best...

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DevOps Monitoring / Alerting

Marlo Vernon September 13, 2017

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Let’s face it. Being on-call is never a neutral experience. We asked five VictorOps employees to share their on-call horror stories or worst outage story of their tech career. Most of their responses were, “Which story do you want to hear?” My interviewees were haunted by memories of getting paged...

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Tech Knowledge DevOps

Jason Hand September 08, 2017

Over the course of the last three blog posts on my eBook, Post-Incident Reviews, Learning from Failure for Improved Incident Response, I have shared some recommended methods for incident management and conveyed how the old ways of conducting post-incident Root Cause Analysis are outdated and ineffective. It is critical for...