Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA

Cultivating production excellence

Liz Fong-Jones (Honeycomb)
9:05am9:30am Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Average rating: ****.
(4.65, 20 ratings)

Taming the complex distributed systems we’re responsible for doesn’t just require changing the tools and technical approaches we use; it also requires changing who’s involved in production, how they collaborate, and how we measure success.

Join Liz Fong-Jones to explore several practices core to production excellence: giving everyone a stake in production, collaborating to ensure observability, measuring with service level objectives, and prioritizing improvements using risk analysis.

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Liz Fong-Jones


Liz Fong-Jones is is an advocate for the SRE and observability communities at Liz is a developer advocate, labor and ethics organizer, and site reliability engineer (SRE) with 15+ years of experience. Previously, she was an SRE working on products ranging from the Google Cloud Load Balancer to Google Flights. She lives in Brooklyn with her wife, metamours, and a Samoyed/Golden Retriever mix, and in San Francisco and Seattle with her other partners. She plays classical piano, leads an EVE Online alliance, and advocates for transgender rights as a board member of the National Center for Transgender Equality.