Brian Love talks with us about site reliability engineering, if SRE is the same as health monitoring, how you can ensure you don't cause more issues trying to monitor, and where AI has a role in SRE?

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 228,
  title: 'Web Apps and Site Reliability Engineering',
  topics: [ 
    'reliability', 'web apps', 'user focused'
  guest: 'Brian Love'
  hosts: [
    'John Papa', 'Ward Bell'

Recording date: March, 23, 2023

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Brian Love @Brian_love

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  • 00:29 Welcome
  • 01:37 Guest introduction
  • 02:55 What is SRE?
  • 05:38 What is it like if you don't have an SRE?
  • 09:29 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 10:36 Available vs reliable
  • 13:35 Is SRE the same as health monitoring?
  • 21:29 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 22:30 How do I make sure I don't cause more reliability issues?
  • 27:36 Who's providing the infastructure?
  • 31:04 Where's the AI in all of this?
  • 33:59 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.