Leonid Belkind

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer @StackPulse Leonid Belkind is a Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at StackPulse, a Site Reliability Engineering orchestration platform. Prior to StackPulse, Leonid co-founded (and was CTO of) Luminate Security, a pioneer in Zero Trust Network Access and Secure Access Services Edge. At Luminate, Leonid guided this enterprise-grade service from inception, to Fortune 500 adoption to acquisition by Symantec. Before Luminate, Leonid managed engineering organizations at CheckPoint Software Technologies that delivered enterprise firewalls and other network, endpoint and data security products.

Through his career, Leonid has witnessed the modern Software Engineering practices come and replace the traditional ones, first around Continuous Integration and Delivery pipelines, then Infrastructure Management and Monitoring, and onwards as software services have replaced on-premise products. Throughout this journey Leonid has become passionate about building reliability-first architectures, methodologies and organizational culture.

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Using Generic Mitigations and Playbooks as Code to Improve Reliability

Every company lives in fear of an outage, or other production incident that wakes engineers up in the middle of the night, and results in unhappy customers trying to access services.  It's more vital than ever to mitigate the customer impact of outages as fast as possible.  In this session, StackPulse CTO Leonid Belkind discusses the concept of "generic mitigations" and how this approach leads to a saner incident experience for on-call teams as well as improved customer experience during outages.  He'll also give tips on how to get started with generic mitigations by turning incident response playbooks from documents to executable code - and the benefits this brings.


Thursday May 27 / 02:10PM EDT (45 minutes)

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