Build Systems that Drive Business
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Jamie Wilkinson

Jamie Wilkinson
Site Reliability Engineer, Google


Jamie Wilkinson is a site reliability engineer at Google. He’s a contributing author to the SRE Book and has presented on contemporary topics at prominent conferences such as, Monitorama, PuppetConf, Velocity, and SRECon. His interests began in monitoring and the automation of small installations and have continued with human factors in automation and systems maintenance on large systems. Despite his more than 15 years in the industry, he’s still trying to automate himself out of a job.


3:40pm–4:20pm Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Monitoring, Observability, and Performance
Location: LL21 A/B Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics: Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
Jamie Wilkinson (Google)
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Jamie Wilkinson offers an overview of SLOs and the concept of the error budget, a study of the motivation to move away from cause- to symtom-based alerting, and demonstrates how to implement it in your own projects. Read more.