• OpsStack Manifesto

    How we see the world of Internet & Cloud Operations

    Unified Tools

    Too many separate tools

    We hate having dozens of tools to do our jobs, especially when none talk to each other, nor share data, nor have any unified interface. We prefer to do the heavy work to integrate it all, for unity and ease of use, but also to unlock the power this brings when you connect things.

    Model All the Things

    Models at the Core

    Models are hard to do right, but when they work and model reality, they unlock tremendous power and flexibility.

    Manage Everything

    Don't leave the customer in the lurch

    We hate systems that don't do all the core things we need, i.e. they do 20% of what we need. This is like building half a house because you don't do bedrooms, or washing half a car. In the end, the buck stops here as we don't expect any other system or team can do more, so if don't or can't do it, then who ?

    Start with Design

    Don't leave the customer in the lurch

    We hate systems that don't do all the core things we need, i.e. they do 20% of what we need. This is like building half a house because you don't do bedrooms, or washing half a car.

    Production is the Source of Truth

    Don't leave the customer in the lurch

    We hate systems that don't do all the core things we need, i.e. they do 20% of what we need. This is like building half a house because you don't do bedrooms, or washing half a car.

    Assume Chaos at all Times

    Don't leave the customer in the lurch

    We hate systems that don't do all the core things we need, i.e. they do 20% of what we need. This is like building half a house because you don't do bedrooms, or washing half a car.

    Everything is Dynamic

    Don't leave the customer in the lurch

    We hate systems that don't do all the core things we need, i.e. they do 20% of what we need. This is like building half a house because you don't do bedrooms, or washing half a car.

    Play the Ball Where it Lies

    Don't leave the customer in the lurch

    We hate systems that don't do all the core things we need, i.e. they do 20% of what we need. This is like building half a house because you don't do bedrooms, or washing half a car.

    By and For Experts

    Service the Ops Professional

    Most of us have decades of experience in large-scale operations across many industries and technologies, so we are building professional tools for experienced teams. At the same time, we want to make them easy to use, especially for people new to Ops, Clouds, and advanced tools.

    Trust but Verify

    Always Cross-Check

    We never know what is true as we expect chaos, dynamics, and manual changes everywhere, all the time. So we cross-check against models, other data, best-practices, and on-server facts, all the time.

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