The importance of the site reliability engineer (SRE) role continues to grow and it is becoming increasingly crucial for businesses to maintain stability and high performance. SREs are responsible for improving the reliability, automation, scalability and efficiency of software systems so they can run smoothly and deliver a flawless end user experience.
Join this awesome panel as they discuss the fundamental principles of SRE today and what the role of SREs will look like in the future. We'll also explore how SRE teams are set up within an organization, their responsibilities and new and emerging tactics adopted by SREs.
Austin Parker is the Head of Developer Relations at Lightstep, and has been creating problems with computers for most of his life. He’s a maintainer of the OpenTelemetry project, the host of several podcasts, organizer of Deserted Island DevOps, infrequent Twitch streamer, conference speaker and more. When he’s not working, you can find him posting on Twitter, cooking and parenting. His most recent book is “Distributed Tracing in Practice,” published by O’Reilly Media. Austin is an international speaker, having presented to audiences in Europe and North America on topics relating to Observability and DevOps. In addition, he has led or assisted with workshops on OSS projects such as OpenTelemetry and OpenTracing at events such as QCon SF 2019, QCon London 2020 and O’Reilly Infrastructure and Ops 2020. Finally, he has extensive experience speaking to diverse audiences in a variety of media formats through his podcast “On-Call Me Maybe” and his event livestreams such as OPS Live!