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Operational flags

Introduction

Operational flags are a subset of feature flags used specifically for controlling and managing operational aspects of a software system. Unlike feature flags that primarily target user-facing features, operational flags are used to manage system configurations, toggle operational features, and aid in system maintenance.

Purpose

Process

  1. Flag Implementation: Integrate operational flags into the system for key operational aspects.
  2. Real-Time Management: Use a management platform to toggle these flags as needed.
  3. Monitoring and Adjustment: Continuously monitor system performance and adjust flag settings accordingly.

Key Features

Best Practices

Conclusion

Operational flags are essential tools for modern software systems, offering a flexible and efficient way to manage and optimize various operational aspects. By enabling real-time control and adjustments, they help ensure smooth system operation and enhance overall system reliability and performance. Learn more about operational flags.

Feature flag

Switches in software to turn certain features on or off without deploying new code.

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Kill switches

Mechanisms to quickly disable a feature or functionality in production.

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Remote configuration

Updating application behavior and settings without redeploying the software.

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