The cloud is well and truly becoming the default mode for running software in the digital age. And when it comes to managing application performance and stability while responding to changes in business need, modern approaches such as SRE are fast taking root.
Introduced by Google, SRE has rapidly attracted interest globally as DevOps practices and automation become essential capabilities for effective management of applications hosted in hybrid cloud environments. In fact, LinkedIn’s 2020 Emerging Jobs report ranked SRE in 5th place, while the DevOps Institute’s 2021 Upskilling Enterprise DevOps Skills Report indicated a jump from 15% to 21% in the adoption of SRE as an operating model.
Let’s look at what SRE is all about in this article.
What is site reliability engineering?
Short for Site Reliability Engineering, SRE is a discipline that applies aspects of software engineering to IT operations, with the goal of creating ultra-scalable and highly reliable software…