Site Reliability Engineering

Past Presentations

Tesla Virtual Power Plant

A Virtual Power Plant (VPP) is a network of distributed energy-resources (often solar, wind, and batteries) that are aggregated to provide smarter and more flexible power generation, distribution, and availability. A VPP leverages assets for more than one purpose, and, in doing so, decentralizes...

Colin Breck Sr. Staff Software Engineer @Tesla
Percy Link Staff Software Engineer @Tesla
Managing Systems in an Age of Dynamic Complexity

Why is it that a single server can often have better uptime than a public cloud service?We used to manage systems. Instead, many of us now write and run dynamic control planes: the systems that run our user-facing systems. We find the dynamic control plane pattern in software-defined networking,...

Laura Nolan Site Reliability Engineer @Slack, Contributor to Seeking SRE, & SRECon Steering Committee
Amplifying Sources of Resilience: What Research Says

Building robust software systems means anticipating how failures may occur with components and subsystems and developing answers to the question:    “What is needed for the design of systems that prevents or limits catastrophic failure?”   Investing in, developing, and...

John Allspaw DevOps/Resilience Engineering Thought Leader, Previously CTO @Etsy & Co-founder of @AdaptiveCLabs
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