Seeking SRE: Conversations About Running Production Systems at Scale

October 31, 2020
Seeking SRE: Conversations About Running Production Systems at Scale

Organizations big and small have started to realize just howcrucial system and application reliability is to their business.They've also learned just how difficult it is to maintain thatreliability while iterating at the speed demanded by themarketplace. Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is a provenapproach to this challenge.SRE is a large and rich topic to discuss. Google led the waywith Site Reliability Engineering, the wildly successfulO'Reilly book that described Google's creation of the disciplineand the implementation that's allowed them to operate at aplanetary scale. Inspired by that earlier work, this book exploresa very different part of the SRE space. The more than two dozenchapters in Seeking SRE bring you into some of theimportant conversations going on in the SRE world right now.Listen as engineers and other leaders in the field discuss:Different ways of implementing SRE and SRE principles in a widevariety of settingsHow SRE relates to other approaches such as DevOpsSpecialties on the cutting edge that will soon be commonplacein SREBest practices and technologies that make practicing SREeasierThe important but rarely explored human side of SREDavid N. Blank-Edelman is the book's curator and editor.