SRE Service Level Objectives and Error Budgets

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This lesson will broaden your knowledge of service level objectives (SLOs) and error budgets. An SLO is a goal for how well a product or service should operate. By the end of this lesson, you will have a clear understanding of both an SLO and an error budget and how the two of them are used together to balance service reliability With the pace of innovation.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn about service level objectives
  • Understand how to calculate an error budget

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

Prerequisites

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

Resources

Link to YouTube video referenced in the lesson: Risk and Error Budgets

 

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