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

Yaniv Aknin
Platform Lead, Google Cloud

Website | @aknin

Yaniv Aknin is Google Cloud Platform’s lead for quantitative reliability. He works with product managers, developers, and fellow SREs to create availability and performance metrics that accurately model customers’ experience, then optimizes those metrics toward the right reliability/cost point. He’s been an SRE with Google since 2013, working on network infrastructure and several parts of the Google Cloud Platform. He has over two decades’ experience solving business problems in corporate, early startup, government, and nonprofit organizations. Outside of work, he enjoys travel, food, improv theater, and pop-sci, 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.