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Posts and articles around Service Level Objectives.
What is MTBI?
Everything you need to know about Mean Time Between Incidents (MTBI) and how it can help Site Reliability Engineers
SLA vs SLO vs SLI - What's the difference
What's the difference between SLAs vs SLOs vs SLIs. Understanding these little nuances are critical for DevOps folks. Here's a simple reckoner on what each of these mean
A practical guide for implementing SLO
How to set Service Level Objectives with 3 steps guide
Prathamesh Sonpatki, Saurabh Hirani
Guide to Service Level Indicators and Setting Service Level Objectives
A guide to set practical Service Level Objectives (SLOs) & Service Level Indicators (SLIs) for your Site Reliability Engineering practices.
Why Service Level Objectives?
Understanding how to measure the health of your servcie, benefits of using SLOs, how to set compliances and much more...
Choosing Effective SLIs
Practical advice to choose an effective SLI.
The origin of Service Level Objectives
An obscure term - Service Level Objectives - rules the Software industry. But where does it come from? Strap on your seat belts, this is going to be a bumpy one (pun intended :p)
Akshay Chugh, Piyush Verma
You can either love running or hate running, but you will definitely love this analogy - take a fresh look at SLOs!
Piyush Verma, Saurabh Hirani
How do you set Latency based alerts? The most common measurement is a percentile-based expression like: 95% of the requests must complete within 350ms. But is it as simple?
Deeper Dive into SLO: Effects on Development, Culture and Performance
Thanks to Service Level Objectives (SLOs), your teams have a numerical threshold for system availability, so everyone has a clear vision of what keeps the users and the business happy.
Components in Designing Effective SLOs
A primer on how to design and implement effective Serice Level Objectives(SLOs)
A Primer on Saturation SLO: What Is It and Do You Need to Consider It?
What is Saturation and why should you think about it as an SLO? Saturation can be understood as the load on your network and server resources.
SLOs That Lie
What are SLOs and how do you define them. We usually set SLOs that might not accurately define what the requirements are. Here's a look at SLOs That Lie! SLO is an acronym for Service Level Objective. But before I explain SLO, you need one more acronym SLI (Service Level Indicator) An SLI is a quantitative measurement of a (and not the) quality of a Service. It may be unique to each use-case, but there are certain standard qualities of services that practitioners tend to follow. * Availabili
Latency Percentiles are Incorrect P99 of the Times
What are P90, P95, and P99 latency? Why are they incorrect P99 of the times? Latency is for a unit of time and the preferred aggregate is percentile.