The spec you never knew you needed

Andy Fundinger

Best Practice Engineering

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Many of the systems we build fail to account for performance, error rates, data correctness, or other customer reliability needs. This talk discusses the basics of service level objectives by comparing them to ordinary functional specifications. It also serves as an introduction to System Reliability Engineering (SRE).

Type: Talk (30 mins); Python level: Beginner; Domain level: Beginner


Andy Fundinger

Bloomberg LP

Andy Fundinger is a senior engineer at Bloomberg, where he works in the Data License SRE group and supports Python developers throughout the firm through the company's Python Guild. Andy has spoken at EuroPython and other conferences such as PyCon, PyCascades, QCon, PyCaribbean, and PyGotham.

In the past, Andy has worked on private equity and credit risk applications, web services, and virtual worlds. Andy holds a Masters of Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. In his spare time, Andy is a maker who works on Internet of Things (IoT) projects and teaches classes at MakerBar in Hoboken, NJ.