SRE Principles and Practices

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Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is a discipline that incorporates aspects of software engineering and applies them to infrastructure and operations problems. This lesson introduces you to Site Reliability Engineering and takes you through its important features. It'll answer the fundamental question "What is Site Reliability Engineering?" before moving onto explaining the key differences between SRE and DevOps, and then finish by reviewing SRE principles and practices. 

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Learning Objectives

  • Get acquainted with SRE and what it is
  • Learn the six key principles of SRE
  • Understand the differences between SRE and DevOps

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 the YouTube video referenced in this lesson: What's the Difference between DevOps and SRE?

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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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