SRECon Americas 2018 Day 2 Notes

Day 2 of SRECon started with an introduction from Kurt and Betsy (the Program Chairs) and then three set of plenary’s talks. The following is a set of notes I put together from the talks I went to today. If you Don’t Know WHere You’re Going, It Doesn’t Matter How Fast You Get There Nicole Forsgren & Jez Humble Slides found here. The talk generally was about strategic planning and measuring your performance/ success. »

SRECon US 2018 Day 3: What I'm seeing

The talk’s I’m wathing today are: Containerization War Stories Resolving Outages Faster with Better Debugging Strategies Monitoring DNS with Open-Source Solutions “Capacity Prediction” instead of “Capacity Planning”: How Uber Uses ML to Accurately Forecast Resource Utilization DIstributed Tracing, Lessons Learned Whispers in Chaos: Searching for Weak Signals in Incidents Architecting a Technical Post Mortem Your System has recovered from an Incident, but have your Developers The Day 3 Plenary sessions are: * The History of Fire Escapes * Leaping form mainframes to AWS: Technology Time Travel in the Government * Operational Excellence in Aprils Fools’ Pranks »

SRECon Americas 2018 Day 1 Review

Hi all, This year marks my 3rd year at SRECon Americas. This year brings a 3-day format with the first day being exclusively dedicated to workshops. Hooray! The workshops included: Containers from Scratch SRE Classroom, or How to Build a Distributed System in 3 Hours Profiling JVM Applications in Production Incident Command for IT - What We’ve Learned from the Fire Department Kubernetes 101 Chaos Engineering Bootcamp Ansible for SRE Teams Tech Writing 101 for SREs For the first session, I attended the Containers from Scratch session. »