Engineering Reliability

PC Microservices, Dortmund(2019)


How do you scale up a service, so it can serve millions (or billions!) of users around the globe, make it reliable and fast while maintaining development speed and change safety? This talk introduces Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) at Google, explaining its purpose and describing the techniques it uses and the challenges it addresses. SRE teams manage Google's many services and properties, plus all the brand new Cloud infrastructure from our offices worldwide. They draw upon Linux based computing resources that are distributed in several data centres around the globe to deploy, manage and serve globally available services four billions of users.