SREview Issue #2, June 2020
Here’s the second issue of SREview! This monthly zine features epic Tweets, content, and events happening in the SRE and resilience engineering community.
Tweets that have us twittering
Book leak. Error budgets aren’t about enforcing rules; they’re about having a new piece of data you can use to have discussions in order to make decisions. pic.twitter.com/Qduk9DdUOK
- Alex Hidalgo (THE BOOK IS DONE) (@ahidalgosre) June 10, 2020
an underrated leadership skill is mastering projection: am I projecting my fears & desires or am I projecting a vision for the culture I lead within?
- Miss Amy (@MissAmyTobey) June 12, 2020
Actually, its only SRE if it’s from the cloud division of Google, otherwise it’s just sparkling devops.
- Czarknado 🦈🌪️ (@pczarkowski) June 14, 2020
If your incident review template has a “where we got lucky” section, I recommend adding a “where we were _prepared_” section. Expertise can make difficult, intentional work look easy or accidental. (Woods’s Law of Fluency)
- Senior Oops Engineer (@ReinH) June 16, 2020
- SRE Leaders Panel: Work as Done vs Work as Imagined: panelists discussed the effects of imposter syndrome especially during high tempo situations and how culture directly affects the availability of our systems.
- Meaningful availability: How many nines do you actually need?: “It isn’t the nines that matter so much as the end-user experience, so let’s move the discussion beyond ‘How many nines do I need?’ to ‘How can I best serve my customers in ways that they care about?’”
- SRE, CSE, and the safety boundary: Lorin Hochstein focuses on how SRE and CSE vary yet work cooperatively in context of the dynamic safety model.
- Resilience in Action, Episode 3: Inclusion and Integrity with Sidney Miller: In the third episode of this podcast, Amy Tobey chats with Sidney Miller, Talent Acquisition Lead and Inclusion Strategist at Packet.
- How to get big results with a small SRE team: Pierre Vincent writes on how SREs can help teams while never blocking them by being wary of creating your own tooling, avoiding technology spread, measuring where your team is spending time, and more.
What we’ve been building
In addition to Zoom, Slack and Google Hangouts, Blameless has released a new integration with GoToMeeting to further extend our collaboration capabilities. Check out our blog.
- SRE Thought Leader Panel June 25 at 11 AM PST: Join SRE experts such as Jessica Kerr (Host of Arrested DevOps), Tim Tischler (SRE Champion at New Relic and previously CTO Tripgrid), and Ward Cunningham (inventor of the first wiki).
- INS1GHTS2020 hosted by NS1 June 25: A one-day digital gathering of industry leaders in NetOps, DevOps, and application delivery for candid conversations and presentations on navigating the present and building the future.
- Blameless demo June 30 at 8 AM PST: See the Blameless product in action and get your questions answered.
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