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The Gremlin November 2021 release: Integrate better with private network integrations

We’re excited to announce the launch of private network integrations! This lets you use our existing Status Checks and Webhooks features on systems residing inside of your internal network, empowering any Gremlin team to automate Gremlin tasks safely and securely.

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Podcast: Break Things on Purpose | Itiel Shwartz, CTO and Co-founder of Komodor

Welcome back to another iteration of “Build Things on Purpose” where we talk with developers and engineers who are creating tools that help us build more reliable systems. Today Itiel Shwartz, CTO and Co-Founder of Komodor, has joined us to chat about what they’re doing to help tame the chaos of Kubernetes. Itiel talks about Komodor’s goal of making troubleshooting Kubernetes not only easy, but potentially even fun!

How to run Status Checks within your private network using private network integrations

With private network integrations, you can now run Status Checks and Webhooks within your private networks without having to expose endpoints to the public Internet. Integrate with your internal tools without leaving the security of your own private network!
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Podcast: Break Things on Purpose | Tomas Fedor, Head of Infrastructure at Productboard

Tomas Fedor, Head of Infrastructure at Productboard, is here to talk about his personal passions and professional perfections. Tomas takes us through some of his biggest adaptations he had to make when adopting the cloud. He also tackles the complexities of working through his POC process, and how to keep consistencies across various teams. Teams are a central focus for Tomas as well, and his techniques and experiences in growing and leading specific technical teams is insightful.

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Getting started with IO attacks

Storage devices remain one of the most significant bottlenecks in modern systems. CPU and RAM speed seems to increase exponentially year over year, and although there have been large improvements in IO performance with solid state (SSD) and NVMe drives, moving data to and from persistent storage is still orders of magnitude slower than moving it to and from memory. In scalable cloud applications, this slowness can have a major impact on performance, latency, and the user experience.

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Podcast: Break Things on Purpose | Gustavo Franco, Senior Engineering Manager at VMWare

In this episode Jason is joined by Gustavo Franco, Senior Engineering Manager at VMWare, to chat about chaos in the Gustavo’s early days. Gustavo reflects on Googles early disaster recovery practices, to the contemporary SRE movement.

Panel: Improving Monitoring & Reliability with Chaos Engineering - Dash 2021 (Datadog,Gremlin,Pismo)

Monitoring and observability are critical for knowing how your systems are behaving, but how do you create the feedback loops to shift from reactive monitoring for incidents to proactively preventing them? In this roundtable discussion Mauricio Galdieri, Software Architect at Pismo.io and Kolton Andrus, CEO and co-founder of Gremlin join Tay Nishimura, Site Reliability Engineer on the Chaos Engineering team at Datadog to chat about monitoring, Chaos Engineering, and using them together to build more reliable systems.
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Announcing the Gremlin Chaos Engineering Professional Certificate Program

There’s a reason why thousands of Engineers, Testers, and other Reliability specialists signed up for Gremlin’s first Gremlin Certified Chaos Engineering Practitioner (GCCEP) certificate program: Chaos Engineering is in high demand, and the market is looking for professionals who know how to wield it well.

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Podcast: Break Things on Purpose | Leonardo Murillo, Principal Partner Solutions Architect at Weaveworks

Sit down with Ana and Jason for this week's show with Leonardo (Leo) Murillo, principal partner solutions architect at Weaveworks, and former DJ, who joins us from Costa Rica. Leo shares his take on GitOps, offers a lot of excellent resources to check out, and shares his thoughts on automating reliability. He also defines how to account for the “DJ variable” and “party parameters” alongside some fun anecdotes on DevOps.