Agile software teams need site reliability engineers to support ongoing success

I originally wrote an article titled, “Agile and SRE are not mutually exclusive” for Site Reliability Engineers (SREs). Most of them told me, “We already know this. Go tell the people running Agile in our orgs!” I can see their point. So here’s my go at explaining why Agile-made software needs the support of SREs … Read more

SRE is not a monolithic role

SRE is gaining more traction and a misconception is gaining steam among senior stakeholders. That SRE is a monolith role like what “programmers” were in the 90s. Let’s burst that misconception… SRE is a broad, overarching responsibility that needs a multitude of role considerations to pull off properly. It is not a monolithic role where … Read more

How SREs are unique in their approach to work

Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) are a rare bunch in the software community. But there’s little denying that the approach of Site Reliability Engineering is the future of software operations. Here are some things that make SREs a unique breed in software work: SREs look at the broader picture Ask any developer what they’re working on … Read more