Organizational Impact of SRE

22m 10s

This lesson explores how and why organizations choose and can adopt site reliability engineering (SRE) principles and practices, the changes they'll need to address, as well as the risks and challenges faced when adopting SRE. By the end of this lesson you'll have a clear understanding of the organizational impact of SRE, the patterns for adoption, how to conduct blameless post-mortems, and finally, how SRE can be scaled should it be adopted within your organization.

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Learning Objectives

  • Explore the various ways that organizations can adopt SRE
  • Define the site reliability engineer job role
  • Understanding cultural changes with regards to SRE
  • Learn about SRE for growing organizations

Intended Audience

  • Anyone interested in learning about SRE and its fundamentals
  • Software Engineers interested in learning about how to use and apply SRE within an operations environment
  • DevOps practitioners interested in understanding the role of SRE and how to consider using it within their own organization


To get the most out of this course, you should have a basic understanding of DevOps, software development, and the software development lifecycle.

About the Author
Jeremy Cook, opens in a new tab
Content Lead Architect
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Jeremy is a Content Lead Architect and DevOps SME here at Cloud Academy where he specializes in developing DevOps technical training documentation.

He has a strong background in software engineering, and has been coding with various languages, frameworks, and systems for the past 25+ years. In recent times, Jeremy has been focused on DevOps, Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP), Security, Kubernetes, and Machine Learning.

Jeremy holds professional certifications for AWS, Azure, GCP, Terraform, Kubernetes (CKA, CKAD, CKS).

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