Weekly Tech Notes #11: Monitor all the things

A short video explaining the differences among DevOps, SRE and Platform Engineering. The main takeaway is that DevOps is a culture, while SRE and Platform Engineering are roles. The latter two are not mutually exclusive, but they are not the same either. In fact, Platform Engineers are responsible for the infrastructure, while SREs are responsible for the applications.

But now it’s reading time and today we will read about monitoring and audit logging.

  • Monitoring is a Pain – A good overview of monitoring techniques and tools and why they basically suck. It’s a complicated topic and often companies are not ready for it and its costs.
  • Audit Logging Overview – Here you can find a description of what audit logs are and their difference from regular logs.

Enjoy your weekend! 👋