Seeking SRE

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date submitted Date corrected
Page p.173
1st paragraph

> the organization can swarm to the find out ways to help rectify the situation.

"to the find out" contains extra "the"; it should be "to find out"

Yoshi Yamaguchi  May 19, 2020  Dec 18, 2020
Page p.203
3rd paragraph

> DevOps is a cultural term that embodies a spirit or enablement and accountability across operational and development teams.

"or" -> "of"

Yoshi Yamaguchi  May 21, 2020  Dec 18, 2020
Page 169
3rd paragraph

> Access control and audibility are also critical to the success of this design pattern.

"Audibility" should be "auditability" considering the context of the text.

Yoshi Yamaguchi  May 18, 2020  Dec 18, 2020
Page 169
2nd last paragraph

> Metaphorically speaking, they are distributing the keys to the car without giving people the capability to see where there are going.

"There" should be "they".

Yoshi Yamaguchi  May 18, 2020  Dec 18, 2020
Page 256
1st paragraph

> fields—as their core tenants gain wider adoption across the industry

"tenants" should be "tenets."

Yoshi Yamaguchi  Jun 10, 2020  Dec 18, 2020
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Page 372
Third paragraph

Site Reliability Engineering is currently linked to a URL, but this should be changed to

Melanie Yarbrough  Sep 12, 2018  Oct 05, 2018
Page 450
First paragraph after Mental Models heading

We have a citation that is missing its reference.
On page 450:

"Researchers often use the term “mental model” to describe the collected knowledge about how a system works (Gentner and Stevens, 1983; for a discussion, see Cook, 2018)."

Add footnote with reference:

Cook RI (2018). Medication Reconciliation Is a Window into “Ordinary” Work. In Smith PJ and Hoffman RR, eds. Cognitive Systems Engineering: The Future for a Changing World. Boca Raton: CRC Press, pp. 53-75.

Melanie Yarbrough  Aug 23, 2018  Oct 05, 2018