SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) Foundation


Course Number: DVOP-138

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) Foundation Training Overview

This (SRE) Site Reliability Engineering Foundationsm certification training teaches attendees how to reliably and economically scale critical services. Participants learn the evolution of SRE and its future direction, as well as the practices, methods, and tools to engage people across the organization. In addition, this course positions learners to successfully complete the SRE Foundation certification exam.

Note: This course includes exam vouchers for the SRE Foundation exam.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • The history of SRE and its emergence at Google
  • The inter-relationship of SRE with DevOps and other popular frameworks
  • The underlying principles behind SRE
  • Service Level Objectives (SLO’s) and their user focus
  • Service Level Indicators (SLI’s) and the modern monitoring landscape
  • Error budgets and the associated error budget policies
  • Toil and its effect on an organization’s productivity
  • Some practical steps that can help to eliminate toil
  • Observability as something to indicate the health of a service
  • SRE tools, automation techniques, and the importance of security
  • Anti-fragility, our approach to failure, and failure testing
  • The organizational impact that introducing SRE brings

Prerequisites

All SRE Foundation certification training students should have familiarity with IT terminology. IT-related work experience is recommended.

Outline

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Introduction
SRE Principles & Practices
  • What is Site Reliability Engineering?
  • SRE & DevOps: What is the Difference?
  • SRE Principles & Practices
Service Level Objectives & Error Budgets
  • Service Level Objectives (SLO’s)
  • Error Budgets
  • Error Budget Policies
Reducing Toil
  • What is Toil?
  • Why is Toil Bad?
  • Doing Something About Toil
Monitoring & Service Level Indicators
  • Service Level Indicators (SLI’s)
  • Monitoring
  • Observability
SRE Tools & Automation
  • Automation Defined
  • Automation Focus
  • Hierarchy of Automation Types
  • Secure Automation
  • Automation Tools
Anti-Fragility & Learning from Failure
  • Why Learn from Failure
  • Benefits of Anti-Fragility
  • Shifting the Organizational Balance
Organizational Impact of SRE
  • Why Organizations Embrace SRE
  • Patterns for SRE Adoption
  • Sustainable Incident Response
  • Blameless Post-Mortems
  • SRE & Scale
SRE, Other Frameworks, Trends
  • SRE & Other Frameworks
  • SRE Evolution
Additional Sources of Information
Exam Preparations
  • Exam Requirements, Question Weighting, and Terminology List
  • Sample Exam
Conclusion

Training Materials:

  • Sixteen (16) hours of instructor-led training and exercise facilitation
  • Learner Manual (excellent post-class reference)
  • Participation in exercises and discussions designed to apply concepts
  • Case stories
  • Access to additional sources of information and communities
  • An exam voucher for each attendee

Software Requirements:

  • Laptop or desktop with i7 quad core processor or faster
  • 8GB RAM or higher
  • Internet connection (to our cloud environment) for all attendees and the instructor
  • Note: If you do not have classroom computers available with this spec, we can recommend a rental laptop vendor whose machines meet these specifications


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