Training Site Reliability Engineers

What Your Organization Needs to Create a Learning Program

by Jennifer Petoff, JC van Winkel, Preston Yoshioka, Jessie Yang, Jesus Climent Collado, Myk Taylor

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Book Description

This book discusses how to train Site Reliability Engineers, or SREs. Before we go any further, we'd like to clarify the term "SRE."
"SRE" means a variety of things:
- Site Reliability Engineer or a Site Reliability Engineering team, based on the context (singular, SRE, or plural, SREs)
- Site Reliability Engineering concepts, discipline, or way of thinking (SRE)
- Belonging to an SRE individual, team, or way of thinking (SRE's or SREs')

In this books, we share our experience ramping up new SREs, but we also look at other use cases. For example, we have talked with several smaller organizations that are successful in ramping people up to do SRE (or SRE-like) functions.

While much of this book focuses on the specific experience of Google SRE, we aim to present best practices and lessons learned over the past several years, which can be applied to organizations that are at varying points along the spectrum in terms of size and maturity.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Training Site Reliability Engineers ebook for free in PDF format (2.3 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Identifying Your SRE Training Needs
Chapter 2
Use Cases
Chapter 3
Case Studies
Chapter 4
Instructional Design Principles
Chapter 5
How to "SRE" an SRE Training Program
Chapter 6
Summary and Conclusions
Appendix A
Example Training Design Document
 

Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
O'Reilly Media
Published
2019
Pages
116
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13 Digital
9781492075981
ISBN10 Digital
1492075981
PDF Size
2.3 MB
License
CC BY

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