Troubleshooting Scenarios

apache bash csv disk volumes dns docker etcd gunicorn haproxy java json kubernetes mysql nginx postgres rabbitmq sql ssh ssl
realistic / interviews unusual / tricky

Easy

# Name Time Type
1 "Saint John": what is writing to this log file? 10 m Fix No Registration
2 "Saskatoon": counting IPs. 15 m Do
3 "Santiago": Find the secret combination 15 m Do
4 "The Command Line Murders" 20 m Do No Registration
5 "Taipei": Come a-knocking 15 m Hack
6 "Resumable Server": Linux Upskill Challenge 30 m Do
7 "Lhasa": Easy Math 15 m Do
8 "Bucharest": Connecting to Postgres 10 m Fix
9 "Bilbao": Basic Kubernetes Problems 10 m Fix

Medium

# Name Time Type
10 "Manhattan": can't write data into database. 20 m Fix No Registration
11 "Tokyo": can't serve web file 15 m Fix
12 "Cape Town": Borked Nginx 15 m Fix
13 "Salta": Docker container won't start. 15 m Fix
14 "Venice": Am I in a container? 15 m Do
15 "Oaxaca": Close an Open File 15 m Fix
16 "Melbourne": WSGI with Gunicorn 20 m Fix
17 "Lisbon": etcd SSL cert troubles 20 m Fix
18 "Kihei": Surely Not Another Disk Space Scenario 30 m Fix
19 "Unimak Island": Fun with Mr Jason 15 m Do
20 "Ivujivik": Parlez-vous Français? 20 m Do
21 "Paris": Where is my webserver? 15 m Hack
22 "Buenos Aires": Kubernetes Pod Crashing 20 m Fix
23 "Tarifa": Between Two Seas 20 m Fix
24 "Marrakech": Word Histogram 20 m Do
25 "Rosario": Restore a MySQL database 15 m Fix New
26 "Abaokoro": Restore MySQL Databases Spooked by a Ghost 20 m Fix No Registration New
27 "Poznań": Helm Chart Issue in Kubernetes 15 m Fix New

Hard

# Name Time Type
28 "Jakarta": it's always DNS. 20 m Fix
29 "Bern": Docker web container can't connect to db container. 20 m Fix
30 "Karakorum": WTFIT – What The Fun Is This? 20 m Fix
31 "Singara": Docker and Kubernetes web app not working. 20 m Fix
32 "Hong-Kong": can't write data into database. 20 m Fix
33 "Pokhara": SSH and other sshenanigans 30 m Fix
34 "Roseau": Hack a Web Server 30 m Hack
35 "Belo-Horizonte": A Java Enigma 20 m Fix
36 "Chennai": Pull a Rabbit from a Hat 30 m Fix
37 "Monaco": Disappearing Trick 30 m Hack

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Updated: 2024-02-18 17:05 UTC