Musings by pikhq

A place for longer-form thoughts and musings

  • Hello, World!

    Hello, world! I have a tidbit of personal information I’m excited to share with all of you. Some of you already know this about me, some of you may have guessed, and for some of you, this will come as a complete shock. But regardless, let me tell you about me. One day, in June 2018, I put it all together. For much of my life I’d really envied women.

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  • Thoughts on SRE

    Site reliability engineering, or SRE, has started becoming a very popular model for companies to adopt for operating production systems – at least, in name, if not in practice. The promises it offers seem great: higher reliability with a smaller amount of people on the team doing more productive work! But, I’ve seen some companies fail to deliver on that, and instead simply apply the badge “SRE” to the old practices.

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