24: S2E24: Down goes Fastly, down goes the internet

On this episode of Roll For Enterprise the gang is all together to discuss the recent Fastly outage which brought down a large part of the internet. Is this the same or different from on premise outages and just more noticeable with so many companies impacted?

Fastly outage and cloud resilience

Internet outage: which websites and services were hit by Fastly issue

Does the Fastly outage justify “Single Point of Failure” headlines?

What the Fastly outage can teach us about writing error messages

Grindr Is Down So Users Are Hitting The Downdetector Comment Section To Pick Up

SRE and error budgets — need to review the concept

https://twitter.com/colmmacc/status/1402301316165160966

S2E10: SLOs and SREs a conversation with Brian Singer from Nobl9

https://anchor.fm/roll-for-enterprise/episodes/S2E10-SLOs-and-SREs-a-conversation-with-Brian-Singer-from-Nobl9-ersprg

WeWork follow-up — losses continue mounting up

https://robcampbell.co/2021/06/09/we-dont-work/

Steven Sinofsky on remote work

https://twitter.com/stevesi/status/1403112390032388096

Hardcore Software, Steven Sinofsky’s newsletter with the history of early Microsoft

https://hardcoresoftware.learningbyshipping.com

How to negotiate with ransomware hackers — turns out there are scammers who will negotiate between victims and criminals to try to arbitrage payments and pocket the difference

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/06/07/how-to-negotiate-with-ransomware-hackers

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Mike

WeWork: or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn

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