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Site reliability engineering : how google runs production systems / edited by Betsy Beyer, Chris Jones, Jennifer Petoff and Niall Richard Murphy.

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Location: Fennell STACKS TS173 .S574 2016
Barcode: 30731101160541
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781491929124
  • ISBN: 149192912X
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 524 pages : illustrations ;
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly Media, Inc., 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. The production environment at Google, from the viewpoint of an SRE -- Principles. Embracing risk -- Service level objectives -- Eliminating toil -- Monitoring distributed systems -- The evolution of automation at Google -- Release engineering -- Simplicity -- Practices. Practical alerting from time-series data -- Being on-call -- Effective troubleshooting -- Emergency response -- Managing incidents -- Postmortem culture: learning from failure -- Tracking outages -- Testing for reliability -- Software engineering in SRE -- Load balancing at the frontend -- Load balancing in the datacenter -- Handling overload -- Addressing cascading failures -- Managing critical state: distributed consensus for reliability -- Distributed periodic scheduling with Cron -- Data processing pipelines -- Date integrity: what you read is what your wrote -- Reliable product launches at scale -- Management. Accelerating SREs to on-call and beyond -- Dealing with interrupts -- Embedding an SRE to recover from operational overload -- Communication and collaboration in SRE -- The evolving SRE engagement model -- Conclusions. Lessons learned from other industries.
Summary, etc.:
In this collection of essays and articles, key members of Google's Site Reliability Team explain how and why their commitment to the entire lifecycle has enabled the company to successfully build, deploy, monitor, and maintain some of the largest software systems in the world.
Subject: Google (Firm)
Computer software > Development.
Computer architecture.
Business enterprises > Computer networks.
Reliability (Engineering)
Computer engineering.
Information technology > Management.