Best Practices for the SRE: Automation

SRE
  • 15 Videos | 1h 6m 34s
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It has been proven that the automation of processes and systems commonly results in higher production rates and increased productivity. In this course, you'll learn the basics of automation, including benefits such as consistency, efficiency, problem-solving, and cost-savings. You'll examine the potential challenges of automation, including integration, complexity, and security. Lastly, you'll learn the value of automation for a Site Reliability Engineer and how SREs are using automation to improve daily operations and overcome obstacles.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    describe automation and it benefits
    differentiate between scripts and programs as they relate to automation
    provide an overview of how automation has evolved at a company such as Google
    describe how automation consistency can add value
    describe how automation can provide a platform that can be extended and how it can centralize mistakes
    describe how automation can reduce the mean time to repair for common faults
    list examples how system automation can react/respond quicker than human intervention
  • recognize the time saving benefits of automation
    recognize governance and reliability benefits of automation
    recognize how automation can allow you to accomplish more using fewer resources
    recognize key metrics that can be captured and reported on using automation
    list potential challenges of automation such as integration, ROI, complexity, and security
    recognize automation value for a Google SRE
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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