21. Gulaschprogrammiernacht

Site Reliability Engineering Explained: An Exploration of DevOps, Platform Engineering, and SRE
06-10, 10:35–11:05 (Europe/Berlin), Media Theater
Language: English

As the software development landscape continues to evolve, the roles of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), DevOps, and Platform Engineering often leave people puzzled about their distinctions and interrelations. In this engaging 30-minute talk, we'll clarify these concepts by delving into the world of SRE, examining its unique position at the intersection of DevOps and Platform Engineering.

Through a blend of relatable analogies and real-world examples, we will explore the core principles and practices of SRE, highlighting how it combines the best aspects of both DevOps and Platform Engineering to ensure the reliability and performance of large-scale systems. We'll also touch on some common misconceptions surrounding these fields, making the session both informative and enjoyable.

Content Notes


Cedi is a Senior Software Engineer and Technical Lead from Germany, specializing in Resiliency Engineering at Microsoft Azure. With a passion for distributed systems, site reliability engineering, and resilience engineering, Cedi focuses on building adaptable systems that can withstand failures while maintaining performance.

Outside his professional pursuits, Cedi has been involved with the Chaos Computer Club, leading the Network Team at GPN (GPN-NOC) and contributing to the Chaos Communication Congress. During the pandemic, he helped develop online services such as jitsi.rocks, open-infrastructure, and the Kubernetes Infrastructure powering rC3 - NOW HERE.

Cedi enjoys experimenting with Kubernetes, Linux, Raspberry Pis, and cloud-native technologies. In his spare time, he is an avid photographer with a collection of analog cameras, enjoying the hands-on experience of developing film at home.

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