Latency SLOs Done Right

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 9:00 am10:00 am

Theo Schlossnagle, Circonus Inc

Abstract: 

Median, average, 90th, 99th percentile. We've all seen these metrics on our monitoring systems, both open source and from commercial vendors, but often they are used incorrectly when constructing Service Level Objectives. This session will show three different approaches to correctly calculating latency SLOs, and how histograms can be used to calculate mathematically correct quantiles and set SLOs based on those.

BibTeX
@conference {233267,
author = {Theo Schlossnagle},
title = {Latency SLOs Done Right},
year = {2019},
address = {Singapore},
publisher = {{USENIX} Association},
}