Engineering the Future of Software
29–31 Oct 2018: Tutorials & Conference
31 Oct–1 Nov 2018: Training
London, UK
Yaniv Aknin

Yaniv Aknin
Senior Staff Site Reliability Engineer, Google Cloud


Yaniv Aknin is the SRE tech lead for Google’s Cloud Services Group, covering products like App Engine, Kubernetes Engine, Cloud Functions, API infrastructure, and others. Yaniv is passionate about reliability metrics as a tool to keep SRE groups focused on lasting engineering projects and away from tactical operational overload. Outside of work, he enjoys travel, food, improv theater, and popsci, especially behavioral economics.


10:4512:15 Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Location: Blenheim Room - Palace Suite
Secondary topics:  Anti-Pattern, Best Practice
Yaniv Aknin (Google Cloud)
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Architectural choices are often driven by nonfunctional requirements like reliability and scalability. Unfortunately, it can be deceptively hard to specify the right requirements. Big decisions made hoping to hit X nines often fail to ensure the nines measure the right thing. Yaniv Aknin shares lessons learned working in this space at Google, helping you focus on metrics that matter. Read more.