In these times of remote teamwork, the pressure on IT teams is at its peak. So how can you ensure teams function well and conditions are good when working remotely? How do you ensure that the IT Ops teams can support the business as per usual? VPN, office suite, critical applications, videoconference, etc. The list of priorities change, new business apps need to be added while your kids and their endless energy become your face to face office colleagues. :)
As CEO of a growing technology company, I’m dealing with the uncertainty and disruption caused by global events. This environment causes challenges for our employees, our partners, and our customers. I’ve found a few ways to maintain a closer connection between employees, strengthen our culture of collaboration, and continue to support existing and new customers, even though we’re all working from home.
As Washington and the nation reel from the spread of COVID-19, public servants across the country are quickly adapting to the “new normal.” As described in OMB’s March 23rd memo to agency and department heads, harnessing technology to support mission continuity should be a priority.
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (a.k.a., EC2), is no doubt the core current computing infrastructure. It sits at the heart of AWS, the main kind of structure for housing virtual machines and containers for development and operations. Applying standards of observability with EC2 logs and obviously EC2 metrics will inform you on if you have the right sorts of instances in place (and the appropriate size of those instances).
It has been a little over 2 months since 1.3.0 was released. We started prepping for the 1.4.0 release several weeks ago; however, when I was writing this very blog post for the release, we discovered some confusing stats from the new statistics objects (which we’ll talk about in a bit). After sorting that out, we played the usual game of, “Wait, don’t release yet!
Go has built-in features to make it easier for programmers to implement logging. Third parties have also built additional tools to make logging easier. What's the difference between them? Which should you choose? In this article Ayooluwa Isaiah describes both of these and discusses when you'd prefer one over the other.