Guest: Austin Parker (LinkedIn, Twitter)
Company: Lightstep (Twitter)
Show: To The Point
SRE is often cited as the next step of DevOps, but according to Austin Parker, Head of Developer Relations at Lightstep, “If DevOps is really more about processes and the division of labor and responsibility, SRE is more like an actual job title and set of work that supports these concepts.”
About Austin Parker: Austin Parker is the Head of Developer Relations at Lightstep, and has been creating problems with computers for most of his life. He’s a maintainer of the OpenTelemetry project, the host of several podcasts, organizer of Deserted Island DevOps, infrequent Twitch streamer, conference speaker, and more.
About Lightstep: Lightstep’s mission is to provide clarity and confidence to the teams that build and operate the software that powers our daily lives. Founded by ex-Googlers, the cutting-edge observability platform gives engineers quick insight into how changes in their applications and infrastructure affect their end-users and their business.