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Panel: Real-World Production Readiness

What does it mean for an app to truly be ready for Production? Join Ines Sombra (Senior Director of Engineering at Fastly), Kolton Andrus (CEO of Gremlin), and Laura Nolan (Seeking SRE Contributor) as we discuss production readiness. Topics we’ll dive into range from the “practice” of SRE, how you think about data when it comes to production readiness, and strategies for resiliency, such as chaos engineering, gamedays, and, of course, production readiness reviews.


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Kolton Andrus

Founder and CEO of @GremlinInc

Kolton is the founder of Gremlin Inc - helping companies build more robust services. He was a Chaos Engineer at Netflix, focused on the resilience of the Edge services. He designed and built FIT: Netflix’s failure injection service. Prior he improved the performance and reliability of the...

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Laura Nolan

Senior Staff Engineer @Slack, Contributor to Seeking SRE, & SRECon Steering Committee

Laura Nolan's background is in Site Reliability Engineering, software engineering, distributed systems, and computer science. She wrote the 'Managing Critical State' chapter in the O'Reilly 'Site Reliability Engineering' book, as well as contributing to the more recent...

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Ines Sombra

Director of Engineering @Fastly

Ines Sombra is a Senior Director of Engineering at Fastly, where she spends her time helping the Web go faster. Ines holds an M.S. in Computology with an emphasis on Cheesy 80’s Rock Ballads. She has a fondness for steak, fernet, and running after a toddler who won't stay put....

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Date

Wednesday Nov 10 / 02:10PM EST (40 minutes)

Track

Production Readiness

Topics

Production ReadinessDevopsInfrastructureSREChaos EngineeringCloud ComputingMicroservicesDistributed Systems

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