Build Systems that Drive Business
Sep 30–Oct 1, 2018: Training
Oct 1–3, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Dave Rensin

Dave Rensin
Director, Customer Reliability Engineering (CRE), Google


Dave Rensin is the director of customer reliability engineering (CRE) at Google. His team takes Google SREs focused on the reliability and availability of internal Google systems and focuses them on the reliability and availability of customer production systems running on Google Cloud. His mission is to teach Google customers how to design, build, and run highly available systems using Google SRE practices and tools. Dave is the author of several books, including two for O’Reilly, and holds more than a dozen patents in distributed systems, data acquisition, access control, and pattern matching.


10:15am–10:20am Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Location: Grand Ballroom Level: Non-technical
Dave Rensin (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
SRE has exploded in the industry over the last two years, with the publication of two best-selling books from Google. Not surprisingly, there have been questions about how SRE and DevOps relate. Do they compete? Do they reinforce each other? The short answer is that they make each other better. Join Dave Rensin to hear why. Read more.
11:35am–12:15pm Tuesday, October 2, 2018
DevOps and SRE
Location: Murray Hill Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
Liz Fong-Jones (Honeycomb), Dave Rensin (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
Implementing site reliability (SRE) engineering doesn't have to be intimidating, and it isn't only for cloud-native organizations. Liz Fong-Jones and Dave Rensin share eight key lessons Google's customer reliability engineering team learned helping large enterprises adopt SRE as an operations engineering model. Read more.