Site Reliability Engineering

Site Reliability Engineering deals with the operational efficiencies around availability and resiliency of an application or it’s infra. In any enterprise, it is evolved by a team of software engineers responsible for maintaining large-scale application environments and unites development and operations.

SRE deals with best practices like real-time monitoring of applications/services/ Infra and alerting to enhance productivity and development practices to automate and improve the system’s health and availability.

How it differs from DevOps

DevOps is more about streamlining development operations for building a robust product. Whereas, SRE is a practice of creating and maintaining a highly resilient service.

DevOps primarily focuses more on the automation, SREs focus on stability and scalability of a production environment, as well as observability.

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How Does Chaos Engineering Help with SLAs?

In today’s corporate environment, chaos engineering is the most incredible practice methodology that can change software engineering and qualitative delivery on a larger scale. It deals with the uncertainty of a distributed systems in a comprehensive manner, and provide a way to modulate them quickly.

Chaos Engineering defines a strategy to learn, how your systems behave with failures. The objective is to ensure applications/ infrastructure are resilient in production with early investigation.

Identify the root cause of any unusual behavioral breakdown in the system by injecting the failures.

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Application Performance 2.0

Enabling Revenue Growth and Profitability

“We believe that our InternetTrue and KeyData technologies are the future of performance engineering. And, that’s the reason why forward-thinking enterprises have chosen Cavisson as their enterprise strategy for performance engineering!”  says Anil Kumar, Founder, and CTO of Cavisson Systems.

Cavisson Performance 2.0 featured by Asia Inc.500

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Taking Performance Testing to the Next Level!

Taking Performance Testing to the Next Level!

Performance testing is an essential activity while delivering critical software applications. Be it an e-commerce web application or a mobile app, identifying and determining the behavior of the traffic that is going to hit is the major concern. In view of past patterns and future outcomes, we need to understand, evaluate, and break down the level of activity that we need to perform to serve them without any deficiency. In addition, we should prepare to handle the situation gracefully if it reaches the peak load.

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How (not) to harm your applications in production environment?

How (not) to harm your applications in production environment?

This question always stalks application owners as all applications break during production with some known or unknown issues. This directly impacts customer experience as well as revenue.

However, it doesn’t have to be like this. And, can be avoided with proper performance testing to ensure there aren’t any known issues left un-fixed, followed by production monitoring to ensure the developers and engineers stay alerted for any unknown issues and are able to fix them proactively

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Do you know – A single generator can create more than 3 million virtual users for load testing?

In other words, Do you know – A single generator can free you up of operational nightmares (costs, other operational overheads) of managing multiple generators in your performance testing infrastructure.

Today, hundreds of thousands of users hit a website on a daily basis. During peak sales it crosses million/s. Expect your web application to slow down a bit if not becoming unresponsive.

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Is Your Code Production-ready?

Is Your Code Production-ready?

I was asked this question by a retail customer (having an e-com presence) during an executive briefing. Since holiday season is approaching fast, almost every retailer and even banks and other B2C businesses have the same dilemma – How to ensure smooth sailing through the peak season?

Our experience has it that in real world scenario no code is ready till the last minute. There are continuous changes and updates happening till the last moment – some technology driven and some business driven. So the onus is on the performance engineering side to ensure all stats are captured in an event of aberrations or hiccups.

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