Reflections on SREcon EMEA 2022

[Note to the reader: chairs have an obvious obligation to remain as neutral as possible, which I take very seriously. If I mention specific speakers or talks below, it is definitely not to the exclusion of others.] Though I’ve been involved with SREcon EMEA many times before, this time…

What SRE could be

Today, I believe we cannot successfully answer several key questions about SRE. Let's start with the most important one: how can we understand what reliability customers want and need?…

What SRE is not

We used to have a difficulty in our community - thankfully less prevalent now - with rootless questions of identity. Of course, it's not wrong to ask who we are, what we're here for, and what should we be doing: every profession benefits from regular reflection. But too much of…