SRE at a StartUp: Lessons from LinkedIn

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 2:45pm3:30pm

Craig Sebenik, Matterport

Abstract: 

SRE works at Google. It works at many large companies. But, can it work at a small startup? Over the past two years, Matterport has continued to embrace SRE. (Even though we don't use that exact term). Many of the strategies I have used to move SRE forward I learned while at LinkedIn.

In this talk, I will give a quick overview of how SRE evolved at LinkedIn and then how I applied those lessons to a startup. Some worked well, others not as much. But, after just a couple of years, we are in a much better position to grow and offer a stable and reliable platform to our customers.

Yes, SRE works at Google. But, it can work for small companies as well.

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@conference {201492,
author = {Craig Sebenik},
title = {{SRE} at a StartUp: Lessons from LinkedIn},
year = {2016},
address = {Boston, MA},
publisher = {{USENIX} Association},
}