Preview zone: How Google Cloud CRE helps SaaS companies prevent unanticipated failures

At Google, our Customer Reliability Engineering (CRE) teams work with customers to help implement Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) practices to continually attain their reliability goals. This work often includes defining objectives and implementing operational best practices like blameless postmortems or analyzing error budget spend. Following CRE practices is especially important when changes are made in … Read morePreview zone: How Google Cloud CRE helps SaaS companies prevent unanticipated failures

Deploying a production-grade Helm release on GKE with Terraform

Editor’s note:Today we hear from Gruntwork, a DevOps service provider specialized in cloud infrastructure automation, about how to automate Kubernetes deployments to GKE with HashiCorp Terraform. As more organizations look to capitalize on the advantages of Kubernetes, they increasingly use managed platforms like Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), to offload the work of managing Kubernetes themselves. … Read moreDeploying a production-grade Helm release on GKE with Terraform

Want repeatable scale? Adopt infrastructure as code on GCP

Imagine you provision a virtual machine for your dev environment, work through the kinks, and then decide you needed to create one just like it for your test environment. Are you confident that you can recreate the same configuration? What about all of the tweaks you made to get things running in dev—did you track … Read moreWant repeatable scale? Adopt infrastructure as code on GCP

Helping SaaS partners run reliably with new SRE tools and training

Our Customer Reliability Engineering (CRE) team is on a mission to help make everyone more reliable by making it easy to adopt Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) principles and practices. Lately, we’ve been spending a lot of time with our SaaS company partners,  helping them reduce the operational burden on their systems, become more agile, and … Read moreHelping SaaS partners run reliably with new SRE tools and training