Config Management Camp 2023 Ghent

Unknown unknowns and how to know them
2023-02-06, 14:50–15:40, D Aud

Observability tools are brilliant for the applications that we deal with every day. But when things go wrong in an area we don’t know well we find ourselves looking at a bunch of numbers we don’t understand. In this talk, I’ll dive into how these unknown unknowns always crop up at the worst possible time, why we can’t defeat them, and how we can learn to deal with them much, much more effectively.

Dylan is the founder & CEO of Overmind. He is the author of the Onceover tool for Puppet automated testing and spent 6 years as a Professional Services Engineer at Puppet helping their largest customers automate their infrastructure.