Making sense of production


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Maggie Johnson-Pint from Stanza sits down with Amal & Divya for a deep-dive in to the production side of the development world. If you’re at all curious (and/or intimidated) by terms like Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), Service Level Objective (SLO), OpenTelemetry, distributed tracing, and the like… this episode’s for you!

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Show Notes:

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(00:00) - Opener
(00:47) - Sponsor: Raygun
(02:35) - It's party time, y'all!
(03:24) - Welcome, friends!
(05:11) - Getting to know Maggie
(07:19) - Her journey to Site Reliability Engineering
(09:42) - The cultural foundations of SRE
(12:23) - The consequences of webdev innovation
(14:49) - How SRE has evolved over time
(15:35) - OpenTelemetry & standardization
(17:41) - Explaining Service Level Objectives
(19:12) - SLO vs SLA & Five 9's
(21:53) - Connecting SREs to UX
(23:10) - Sponsor: Square
(24:16) - Is DevOps dead?
(28:52) - What is a golden path?
(30:01) - Are golden paths really the best way?
(32:29) - Divya on SRE, DevOps, etc.
(36:02) - The power of working on JS
(37:30) - Ironies of automation
(38:39) - Amal's HBO show
(40:04) - OpenTelemetry & where it's headed
(42:28) - Sponsor: Sourcegraph
(44:26) - How frontentenders can be better stewards
(49:28) - Maggie tells us about her startup: Stanza
(1:00:24) - Maggie's magic wand wish
(1:01:31) - Goodbye, friends!
(1:02:52) - Outro (review the pod!)

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