Topic: site reliability engineers

Industry Watch: Site Reliability Engineers make DevOps work

Business today is software. Every company, whether it realizes it or not, is a software company. For online retailers, banks, investment firms, news organizations, insurance companies—just about every business, in fact—applications are their outward face to their clients. But applications today are complex. No longer monolithic in nature, apps today involve API calls to various … continue reading

How Google runs production systems

For most business websites and applications, reliability is something that’s handled a bit by the developers, a bit by Q/A, and a bit by operations. At Google, however, reliability is a way of life—at least, it is for the company’s site reliability engineers (SREs). SREs are a unique bunch, and Google released a good deal … continue reading Protection Status