What is in the book?

I worked as an SRE at Google for four years, and that is where I started specializing, moving away from being a full stack engineer, and instead considering myself an SRE. Google had lots of internal education courses, and when I left, I found it difficult to continue my education. I also quickly discovered that SRE at Google is a very different beast than SRE at much smaller organizations. I decided to write this book for people interested in starting with SRE or applying it to organizations that are much smaller than Google.

To do this, the book is broken up into two parts. The first eight chapters walk through the hierarchy of reliability. This hierarchy was originally designed by Mikey Dickerson of the United States Digital ...

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