A day in the life of an SRE: updating a production-critical Redis cluster

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Find out from a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), how to fully capitalise on the update of a production-critical Redis cluster. 

In order to moderate multiple kinds of content created by users on Adevinta’s marketplaces, we rely on Redis cache servers to store various data, like statistics, moderation scores or information retrieved by our microservices. Read the full blog post to find out why an update was needed and the steps taken to do so successfully.

Highlights include:

  • Identifying the problems with cache servers
  • The working practices we used in order to update the Redis cluster
  • Finding and mastering the relevant monitoring tools to make the update
  • The positive outcomes from the Redis cluster update 


Read the full article on Adevinta tech blog 

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