99 Percent Visible: DevOps Reliability

A series of tech talks on building reliable software applications

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Whether you're an SRE, a devops engineer, or just working on an application where reliability matters, join us for a series of talks to see how others are tackling problems.

Upcoming topics include incident management, measuring and communicating about reliability (including SLIs and SLOs), testing in production, automation, building a culture of reliability, and eliminating toil throughout your organizations.

Upcoming Talks

Alex Hidalgo
Site Reliability Engineer

August 13, 2020 - 11am Pacific

I Have an SLO. Now What?

It’s 2020: There is a plethora of data available about measuring SLIs and setting SLO targets. But, now that you have this data, what are you actually supposed to do with it? The classic example of “Ship features when you have error budget; focus on reliability when you don’t.” is antiquated, too simple, and ignores all of the amazing discussions and decisions you can have with your SLO data. Let’s talk about how you can use SLOs to actually make people happier — from your customers, to your engineers, to your business.

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Software applications are an increasingly important part of business, our economy, and society in general.

At the same time, the complexity that stems from microservices, multi-cloud, and third-party services has left these systems all too prone to failure.


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