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Capacity Planning in Four Parts: Telling the Future without a Crystal Ball

This blog post is based on a talk I gave at SREcon18 EMEA. If you’d like to see the slides or watch the talk, click here to view the usenix website. Let’s start with a radical concept: you’ve already got 50% of the work done to start capacity planning. A lot of what SRE teams do already feeds directly into understanding and forecasting capacity.

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GoLang – Unit Testing Third-Party APIs

In my final year of college, I got swept up in creating Twitter bots and tools. As a result, I created several different projects in Go but the go-twitter package hadn’t been updated in over a year and was missing the majority of API functionality. At first, I submitted pull requests to the original library but received sparse answers and a never-ending list of semantic changes (despite passing the Continuous Integration tests).

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