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October Hackday: iOS 8, Dev Docs ChatOps, and more

We love hackday here at PagerDuty – it’s a great opportunity for everyone at the company to work on projects they’re passionate about, get the creative juices flowing, and see how we can mix up the tools and technologies we know to help out our users and each other. Last month was one of PagerDuty’s […]

Super Charge Data Infrastructure Automation with SaltStack and PagerDuty

Welcome, SaltStack, to the PagerDuty platform! SaltStack is an open source configuration management and remote execution tool that allows you to manage tens of thousands of servers. With the latest PagerDuty integration, you can monitor failures, oversee changes to your infrastructure, keep tabs on system vitals, and manage code deployments. Already mighty on its own, […]

Movember is Upon Us….

That’s right…it’s one of our favorite times of the year here at PagerDuty: Movember. Not only do we get to grow awesome mustaches, but we are also supporting a great cause as a work community. There’s something special and exciting about watching an epic ‘stache evolve over the month while supporting and raising awareness for […]

Who watches the watchmen?

How we drink our own champagne (and do monitoring at PagerDuty) We deliver over 4 Million alerts each month, and companies count on us to let them know when they have outages. So, who watches the watchmen? Arup Chakrabarti, PagerDuty’s engineering manager, spoke about how we monitor our own systems at DevOps Days Chicago earlier […]

rm –rf “breast cancer”

At PagerDuty, we pride ourselves in supporting the everyday hero, so naturally, we take it upon ourselves to give back to the community. Each year, we’ve actively participated in Movember so this year we decided to unite together to support other causes that we are equally passionate about. One of our beloved employees is a breast […]

PagerDuty @ #FS14

Last week, we attended New Relic’s FutureStack14 conference and it was a great opportunity for us to connect with our friends over at New Relic and PagerDuty customers. Unlike most conferences held in hotels or conference centers, FutureStack14 was held at Fort Mason, a former army post, and offered attendees great views of the Golden […]

BabyDuty: Being On-call is Similar to Being a Parent

What did the parent say to the on-call engineer at 3am? “At least yours doesn’t smell.” Believe it or not, lack of sleep isn’t the only similarity between managing critical infrastructure and the wonderful adventure of new parenthood. One of our own, Dave Cliffe, recently delivered a talk at Velocity Santa Clara on this very […]

Finding a Scalable Way to Stop Attackers

Evan Gilman, operations engineer at PagerDuty, recently spoke at a meetup at PagerDuty HQ.  The first thing Evan noted, “Security is hard.” Whether you’re a small shop with a constantly evolving codebase or a huge enterprise with many thousands of employees, attackers will keep coming so you need to find a scalable way to stop […]

Identify Identity Lifecycles for Cloud App Security

Last month, we covered the tactics Twitter employs to keep users’ data safe. Stephen Lee, the director of platform solutions at Okta, also spoke at the recent PagerDuty security meetup about SaaS apps – the considerations companies need to make around their adoption and protecting the data inside them. Provisioning the right applications The great […]

Defending the Bird: Product Security Engineering at Twitter

Alex Smolen, Software Engineer at Twitter, recently spoke to our DevOps Meetup group at PagerDuty HQ about the philosophies and best practices his teams follow to maintain a high level of security for their 255+ million monthly active users. Security in a Fast-Moving Environment: The Challenges Twitter is one of the world’s most widely used […]