SRE and Observability

SRE and Observability

SRE and Observability

We had an interview session with SRE expert leader Charity Majors in conversation with Dr. Niladri Choudhuri on July 30 where the discussion was on “SRE and Observability”. Other points discussed include - effectiveness of SRE and observability; how honeycomb product helps in observability; & how it is different from Monitoring and what are the future trends.

Panel Members

Charity Majors
Co-Founder and CTO of honeycomb.io
Dr. Niladri Choudhuri
Founder, CEO at Xellentro

Highlights of the Discussion

  • What made you so passionate about observability?
  • What is observability in the practical sense that people should look at and both from the engineering side as well as from the operations side?
  • What is the goal towards observability?
  • How mathematics is helping in observability?
  • How do you think observability helps in making systems secure?
  • Demo about the product of honeycomb. How long has honeycomb been there?
  • What is it that observability does very well which one can’t get with monitoring?
  • Is observability only to do with SRE or it should be more widespread?
  • While implementing the Honeycomb.ioproduct to the clients, what is the biggest challenge faced to get them to start using your product and more so with observability?
  • What about the use of observability from the customers side, from the end user side?