Monthly Archives: September 2016
Crazy DevOps interview questions (3)

Note: The first 2 episodes of the interview series can be found here and here.

Question 1:

The interviewer comes in and hands you the following ls -la listing:

# ls -la
total 108
dr-xr-x---.  7 root root  4096 Sep  5 07:16 .
dr-xr-xr-x. 22 root root  4096 Sep  1 17:43 ..
-rw-------.  1 root root 15432 Sep  5 06:36 .bash_history
-rw-r--r--.  1 root root    18 May 20  2009 .bash_logout
-rw-r--r--.  1 root root   176 May 20  2009 .bash_profile
-rw-r--r--.  1 root root   176 Sep 23  2004 .bashrc
-rw-r--r--   1 root root     0 Sep  5 07:16 -f

They say the -f file must go; would you please delete it?

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Book Review: How Google does SRE

I’d like to present you the book I am trying to finish reading for some time now; a very dense book, with good practices and interesting details on how to keep planet-wide systems up & running with a bunch of very well prepared people.

Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems (SRE)

What are the lessons one needs to walk away with, from this book? A few bullets:

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