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    > transforms container images into fleets of micro-VMs running around the world on our hardware.

    Oh boy!

    > None of us have ever worked for Google, let alone as SREs. So we’re going out on a limb

    Oh.... boy.

    > We spent some time scaling it with Thanos, and Thanos was a lot, as far as ops hassle goes.

    You know, they have these companies now, that will collect your metrics for you, so that you don't have to deal with ops hassle.

    Holy shit. I see they even wrote their own init... in Rust. Yes, the thing that is normally a shell script, is now a compiled program in a new language, that mostly just runs mkdir(), mount() and ethtool(). (

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